The nominations for the 89th annual Academy Awards had been introduced this morning and regardless of numerous hope and momentum heading into at this time, Deadpool did not wind up getting any Oscar nods. As an R-rated, violent superhero film, Deadpool could have appeared prefer it had no probability, however there was truly an actual probability that Ryan Reynolds’ ardour mission may have scored some Oscar love this yr. Though it did not get nominated, Ryan Reynolds had a really stylish response to the information.
When it began to appear like Deadpool truly had a shot at scoring an Oscar nomination or two, Ryan Reynolds began campaigning a bit for the film. He even launched a “in your consideration” video carried out in true Deadpool vogue and promised a response video in character if the film did wind up getting some love from the Academy. Right this moment, Ryan Reynolds took to Twitter to congratulate the Academy Award nominees this yr and to deal with the sentiments from the Deadpool group. Here’s what he needed to say.
“Repeatedly scheduled tickle-fight at Camp #Deadpool continues to be on. Congrats to all of the nominees for these sensible movies. #Oscars2017″
As well-liked as superhero motion pictures have been over the past decade or so, the Academy Awards have largely ignored them when it comes to main classes. The most important, shining instance of this was The Darkish Knight not scoring a Greatest Image nomination, even after the Academy expanded the class to 10 motion pictures. It’s laborious to think about one thing like Deadpool getting a Greatest Image nomination when The Darkish Knight did not, however there was truly numerous speak about that being a risk. The film scored a few Golden Globe nominations, together with a Greatest Image (musical or comedy), nevertheless it was the Writers Guild of America nominating the film within the Greatest Tailored Screenplay class that had individuals speaking. With the entire different awards season love, it appeared possible that Deadpool may have been nominated in a serious class this yr. Not less than it did not get nominated for a Razzie like Batman V Superman.
The Academy Awards can nonetheless nominate as many as ten motion pictures for Greatest Image yearly and this yr, they solely nominated 9. So, there was nonetheless a risk one thing like Deadpool may have snuck in there had issues went a bit in a different way. Even when it had been nominated, there would have been nearly no probability that the film would have gained. Nevertheless, had Deadpool been nominated within the Greatest Tailored Screenplay class, it might appear extra doubtless that Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick, who had been touted as “the actual heroes right here” within the opening credit of the film, may have gained. Nonetheless, it might have been an outdoor shot. There was additionally a risk that Ryan Reynolds may have snuck into the Greatest Actor class. Given the truth that Robert Downey Jr. was in a position to get nominated for Tropic Thunder, that additionally does not appear as farfetched as it might appear. Ryan Reynolds was additionally nominated in that class on the Golden Globes, however the Greatest Actor class was very hotly contested this yr.
Deadpool, even with none Oscar nominations, will go down as an enormous success. The film had $783 million worldwide on only a $58 million funds and proved that R-rated superhero motion pictures will be very profitable. The truth that it bought any awards season love and was even within the Oscar dialog in any respect is astounding. That’s doubtless why Ryan Reynolds had such an aesthetic response and absolutely, Deadpool has exceeded any of his wildest expectations. The 89th annual Academy Awards will happen on February 26 at 7 p.m. EST on ABC.
— Ryan Reynolds (@VancityReynolds) January 24, 2017