Jackman’s iconic take on the character may seemingly have perished in Logan—after longstanding appearances across almost every Fox X-Men movie, beginning with 2000's X-Men—but you just can’t keep a self-healing mutant down, it seems. Just how Deadpool 3 will factor mashing together the titular character’s loose connections to the world of those movies and now the Marvel Cinematic Universe after Disney’s acquisition of 20th Century Fox in 2019 remains to be seen, let alone how Jackman’s Wolverine will factor into the MCU’s still-nascent exploration of the X-Gene.

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But given that Deadpool 3 is set to release a year before the recently announced Avengers: Secret Wars—named for the Jonathan Hickman comic event that saw the Marvel Multiverse smashed apart and rebuilt—the odds are the answer is “some multiversal madness.” And no, not that multiversal madness.

Expect Deadpool to have a lot of things to say about sharp claws and parallel universes when Deadpool 3 hits theaters September 6, 2024.


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