Ryan Reynolds: Why Deadpool Goes Out of His Way to Save Peter

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[THIS ARTICLE CONTAINS SPOILERS FOR DEADPOOL 2]

Deadpool 2 gave us a surprise twist in a sense that almost every member of the X-Force dies in the beginning of their first mission. By the end, though, when Wade is going around "fixing" the timeline, he goes back to save Peter. Why the heck would he save only Peter but not the rest?

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Talking to ComicBook, Ryan Reynolds explained:

"Well here's the thing though, I always felt that it was important to save Peter, just because in the helicopter before we jump, I say to him 'I'd never let anything happen to you, sugar bear. I'm just saying this to impress the other guys.' And we all jump out of the thing. So I felt like that was a promise that Wade made early on in the movie, and it was nagging him, so he went back and got Peter."

Admittedly, Peter has become a new fan favorite based on the trailers alone. There's just something so likable about a guy who just casually joins a super-team without any powers of his own.

Writers Paul Wernick and Rhett Reese have gone on to say that there is also potential for Peter's character down the line. Best guess is he turns into mutant agent Peter Wisdom. If he doesn't it's still fun to watch an average person tag along with someone like DP. I mean, look at Dopinder the cab driver.

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Catch Peter in Deadpool 2 now in theaters.

See Also: Terry Crews Talks About That Deadpool 2 Twist