Over time, one name began to take priority over all others: Deadpool. Certain fans became convinced that Ryan Reynolds would play his beloved foul-mouthed superhero in the film, although the actor adamantly denied his involvement whenever the topic came up.
“I’m really not in the movie,” Reynolds said. “I’m promising I’m not in the movie.”
But in true superhero fandom fashion, Marvel’s most online fans remained convinced they knew the situation better than Reynolds. If anything, his denials only poured gasoline on the rumor fire. After all, Andrew Garfield admitted to blatantly lying about