"The Merc Is Out There" In Official "Deadpool"/"X-Files" Mash-up Pic

While Mulder and Scully were once again becoming entangled in a web of government conspiracies in the debut episode of Fox's "X-Files" revival, a new protagonist got a head start by stepping out into the spooky woods. The official "Deadpool" Twitter account released an image of the titular mercenary wandering through the dark woods in a manner familiar to fans of "The X-Files." All 'Pool's missing is a flashlight and FBI badge, then he'd really fit in with Agents Mulder and Scully.

The Merc is Out There. #Deadpool #XFiles pic.twitter.com/45iDn02iX1

- Deadpool Movie (@deadpoolmovie) January 25, 2016

"The X-Files" continues its return on Monday night on Fox; "Deadpool" opens in theaters on February 12.

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