On 16th August 2017, a stuntwoman named Joi Harris died while filming a stunt on a motorcycle. Production stopped for 2 days.
Following the announcement that Tim Miller was leaving the project, composer Junkie XL, who had scored the previous film, also dropped out of the project.
Michael Shannon was reportedly eyed for Cable, but dropped out due to scheduling issues.
On April 6, 2016, Ryan Reynolds officially signed on for the sequel.
A short film Deadpool: No Good Deed (2017) was attached to Logan (2017) to tease this sequel. In the short, Wade tries to help a man who's getting mugged in an alleyway, but is too late to save him as he takes too long trying to change into his costume in a phone booth.
Shooting is scheduled to start May 1st, 2017 in Vancouver.
Black Tom is a mutant who can manipulate, bond with, and project energy through plant life. He is also capable of issuing concussive blasts with a wooden object, usually a shillelagh.
On March 3, 2017, the Untitled Deadpool Sequel (2018) teaser leaked online which was shown before screenings of Logan (2017).
The sequel was announced 3 days before the release of Deadpool (2016).
Since Tim Miller has dropped out of directing, the studio looked at David Leitch, Rupert Sanders, Drew Goddard and Magnus Martens to replace Miller as director. Leitch was pick by the studio to direct.
Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Lizzy Caplan, Kerry Washington, Sienna Miller, Ruby Rose, Mackenzie Davis, Kelly Rohrbach, Eve Hewson, Sofia Boutella, Stephanie Sigman, Sylvia Hoeks and Janelle Monáe were being considered and screen tested for the role of Domino before the role went to Zazie Beetz.
A recent teaser of the film parodies the late Bob Ross, a painter and television host of The Joy of Painting (1983). The teaser also pokes fun at Reddit with 'Red-dit'.
This film along with The New Mutants (2018) and X-Men: Dark Phoenix (2018) were filmed around the same time with New Mutants in Boston, Massachusetts, United States, Deadpool 2 filmed in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada and X-Men: Dark Phoenix in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Dolph Lundgren, Mel Gibson, Kurt Russell, Bruce Willis, Alec Baldwin, Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Stephen Lang, Ron Perlman, Pierce Brosnan and David Harbour were all considered for the part of Cable.
A taxi sign promotes a travel agency called Alpha Flight. In the Marvel comics, Alpha Flight is a team of Canadian superheroes who have major dealings with the X-Men. This also hints at Alpha Flight.
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