Deadpool 3 will feature Wolverine and Elektra, played by Hugh Jackman and Jennifer Garner respectively, in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Why it matters
This is significant as it marks the integration of Deadpool and other Fox characters into the Marvel Cinematic Universe, expanding the interconnectedness of the Marvel franchise.
What the papers say
The Independent describes the surprise twist in Secret Invasion where a long-running character is revealed to be a Skrull. Gulf News shares the first look of Deadpool and Wolverine in Deadpool 3. The Verge discusses the potential inclusion of the X-Men in the MCU. Vanity Fair confirms Jennifer Garner's return as Elektra in Deadpool 3. The Independent provides additional details on the merging of the Deadpool universe with past Fox movies. The Independent also reports on Charlie Cox reprising his role as Daredevil in a forthcoming series on Disney Plus.
How we got here
Deadpool 3 is currently being filmed and will be the first Deadpool film released under the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The film will be set before the events of Logan and will feature the integration of characters from past Fox movies.
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