It's a truth universally acknowledged that tiny hands are rarely not funny. Be they the result of photoshopping or an ingenious ploy in an SNL sketch, the writers of the first Deadpool film knew that when you have a character who regenerates their limbs, the jokes write themselves. So when Deadpool loses a hand in the first film, it grows back slowly, taking tiny-hand-form in one of Deadpool's most hilariously filthy scenes.
It was probably inevitable, then that Deadpool's tiny hand would eventually be commercialized, but fans likely didn't expect to see it packaged in sweet and sour gummy form from Trolli. And just in time to sneak a bag into theaters when you're watching Deadpool 2, to boot!
Trolli Sour Brite Tiny Hands will be sold exclusively at 7-Eleven stores nationwide starting May 7. The candy will feature new flavor combos including Pineapple/Mango (yellow/orange), Blueberry/Lime (blue/green), and Strawberry/Berry Punch (Red/Purple). As >Weirdly Awesome (Trolli's out-there social campaign branch) tells us, "Deadpool’s delectable digits are just giddy to high-five your tongue! Fans will also appreciate finding references to their favorite Deadpool catchphrases including 'Made with Maximum Effort' and 'No Pickles' right on the packaging."
At some point, Trolli realized that selling perfectly malleable gummy snacks means it can create candy for any occasion, so why not get weird with it? And obviously, turning Deadpool's tiny hand into an edible treat was by far the tamest route the minds behind Deadpool could have gone.
Directed by David Leitch, Deadpool 2 stars Ryan Reynolds as Deadpool, Brianna Hildebrand as Negasonic Teenage Warhead, Leslie Uggams as Blind Al, Stefan Kapičić as the voice of Colossus, and Karan Soni as Dopinder, with newcomers Zazie Beetz as Domino, Josh Brolin as Cable, and Julian Dennison. Jack Kesy plays a villain widely thought to be Black Tom Cassidy. The film hits theaters on May 18.