Superhero movies, comics, TV, and pretty much just all kinds of media are better with a sense of humor. The worst part about Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man trilogy was the glaring omission of Peter’s wit. This alleged Deadpool test footage is just further evidence of that fact, because it’s only a few minutes long with some pretty standard action set pieces, but the personality will make you wish this were a real movie you could go see.
According to The Verge, this animated test is believed to have been put together back in 2012 by Scott Pilgrim visual effects artist Tim Miller, who was reportedly attached to direct Deadpool at one point. It may even have been a real concept they were working with, as it’s pretty similar to footage Rob Liefeld described at a panel last year.
If this is real and still something that we might eventually see in theaters with live actors and everything, it’s incredibly exciting. If it’s not, it certainly should be.