The SAG AFTRA Strike is over, which means a lot of productions can get back to work. Deadpool 3 was in the middle of shooting when the strike hit, and now the continuation of Wade Wilson’s story is ready to get rolling once more.
Just in, some new set photos have come out to reveal a classic character from the original X-Men that came out way back in 2000. Check this out:
New set photos from ‘DEADPOOL 3’ reveal Wolverine and Deadpool fighting Sabretooth from the the original X-Men. pic.twitter.com/fSQbD4R96m
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Just in case you don’t know who that is, Hugh Jackman’s Wolverine is taking on Sabretooth who was originally played by Tyler Mane in Singer’s film.
Though the character does look like Mane’s version, a lot of fans are hoping that the actor in costume is actually Liev Schreiber, who played Sabretooth in X-Men Origins: Wolverine. There’s even a shot of Deadpool holding Sabretooth’s severed head, and this harkens back to that line where Logan threatens to cut off his head in order to make sure Sabretooth’s healing factor won’t save him.
Interestingly enough, Schreiber was considered to return as Victor Creed in Logan, but that scene ultimately didn’t make it to the film.
Here are some more photos from the set:
BREAKING | A bunch of more set photos of Logan, Deadpool , Sabertooth, Red Skull's car from Captain America: The first Avengers & Truck from MoonKnight in Deadpool 3 !#Deadpool3 #Wolverine #Logan #Deadpool pic.twitter.com/9MNlffHXyC
— NerdVerse ! (@NerdVerse69) December 4, 2023
We don’t know exactly where the story wants to go, but this is considered to be the swan song for Fox’s X-Men timeline, so it would make sense that they would go all the way back to the very first X-movie.
Deadpool 3 is set to come out July 26, 2024.