X-Men fans around the world rejoiced when it was announced that Deadpool, "the merc with a mouth", was getting his own film. The film will star Ryan Reynolds, who played the character in 'X-Men Origins: Wolverine'.

Fans of Deadpool were not happy with the way the writers portrayed the character but were pleased with Reynolds' performance as Wade Wilson. Fans wanted Deadpool to have his own solo movie. Visual effects specialist Tim Miller was hired as director after his visual effects test footage impressed the producers and the studio.

Today, Reynolds released a photo on his official Twitter account showing the costume and Deadpool in a hilarious pose which you can see below:

Deadpool hits theaters on February 12, 2016!

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