It Begins: Fox Says Wolverine 3 Will Be Rated 'R'

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Well, that didn’t take long! A mere two days after Deadpool’s shocking box office success, Fox has begun going all-in on “adult” superhero films. At the New York Toy Fair, the studio announced that it wants the third solo Wolverine movie to also be rated “R.”


This is only the beginning, folks. But the good news is that of all the superheroes that could benefit from the freedom of a R-rating, Wolverine is probably near the top. If nothing else, it would be awesome to finally see a movie where Wolverine’s claws actually cut through people instead of mysteriously passing through them without ever drawing a single drop of blood.


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So “R, like Deadpool” is the new “dark and gritty, like Batman”.

Somehow everyone forgot that the R rated “Dredd” (which deserved all of the success there is) flopped.

R does not equal $.