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Once Upon a Deadpool Rides in With Poster For PG-13 Release

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Nothing conveys the spirit of the holidays quite like the Merc with a Mouth and Fred Savage riding Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, as seen on the poster for Once Upon a Deadpool, the PG-13 re-release of Deadpool 2.

The accompanying tweet reads, "On December 12th, there will be zero F’s given," a reference not only to Deadpool's guiding philosophy, but also the more family-friendly edit.

The PG-13 cut isn't merely outtakes or repackaged footage from the R-rated Deadpool 2. Instead, it will include two new scenes, totaling 15 minutes, believed to be bookends that parody the framing device from The Princess Bride, featuring Savage.

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“I think it’s not only going to appeal to kids but also to people who love Deadpool,” explained co-writer Paul Wernick. “I think it’s subversive enough and fun and creative and something that only Deadpool could do. So I think it’s going to be a real joy for not only a whole new audience, but also an audience that has seen and loved the Deadpool movies.”

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Once Upon a Deadpool will screen in theaters from Dec. 12 to Dec. 24, with $1 from every ticket sold donated to the organization Fuck Cancer, referred to as "Fudge Cancer" in honor of the PG-13 edit.

Returning to theaters on Dec. 12, Once Upon a Deadpool stars Ryan Reynolds, Zazie Beetz, Morena Baccarin, Leslie Uggams, Brianna Hildebrand, Stefan Kapičić, Julian Dennison, Josh Brolin and Fred Savage.

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