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It’s Almost Like the Wolverine Movie Makers Are Listening to the Fans

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Remember those X-Men Origins: Wolverine movie reshoots I mentioned the other day? The ones that Hugh Jackman emailed AICN about? The IESB says it knows what at least some of the reshoots are for, and it should make you nerds happy:

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Deadpool. Yes, apparently the bulk of the new footage involves adding more Deadpool to the finished product, meaning Ryan Reynolds has been a busy bee recently, filming more scenes in Vancouver. Other than some of the scenes will involve Wolverine, natch, that’s all we know. But I’m still guessing that most of you are pleased by this little announcement.

Oh, I’d like to take a moment to retract my previous diss on Reynolds for wearing a red leather vest; obviously, as this blown up pic shows, it is simply a red sleeveless t-shirt. I don’t really approve of sleeveless t-shirts, but it’s hardly the fashion horror that wearing a red leather vest would be. Topless Robot regrets the error.

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Robert Bricken is one of the original co-founders of the site formerly known as Topless Robot, and its first editor-in-chief, serving from 2008-12. He brought the site to prominence with “nerd news, humor and self-loathing” as its motto, raising it from total internet obscurity to a readership in the millions, with help from his savage “FAQ” movie reviews and Fan Fiction Fridays. Under his tenure Topless Robot was covered by Gawker, Wired, Defamer, New York magazine, ABC News, and others, and his articles have been praised by Roger Ebert, Avengers actor Clark Gregg, comedian and The Daily Show correspondent John Hodgman, the stars of Mystery Science Theater 3000 and Rifftrax, and others. He is currently the managing editor of io9.com. Despite decades as both an amateur and professional nerd, he continues to be completely unprepared for either the zombie apocalypse or the robot uprising.