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Ryan Reynolds & Logan Director Deny Deadpool Cameo Report

One of the more anticipated projects of 2017 is Logan, the latest installment of the X-Men film series. Set to be Hugh Jackman's swan song as Wolverine, Logan is going to be a hard-hitting, R-rated Western drama in which an elderly (and perhaps dying) Logan and Charles Xavier try to protect the young mutant X-23. The film's first trailer (set to Johnny Cash's cover of "Hurt") quickly established a somber mood and atmosphere, promising to be one of the more refreshing offerings in the ever-expanding comic book genre. Fans had plenty of reasons to look forward to Logan, and today seemed to bring one more.

Earlier, it was reported that Ryan Reynolds had shot a scene for Logan as Deadpool, the character he brilliantly played in February's Deadpool. The announcement was a surprise for many, especially since the tones of the two films in question don't appear to jive at first glance. Now, Reynolds and Logan director James Mangold have responded to the claim of a Wade Wilson cameo, and it's surely to disappoint admirers of the Merc With a Mouth.

The two took to their Twitter accounts to deny Reynolds' involvement with Logan, with the actor stating in his own unique way that Wolverine is very much on a solo mission. Jackman also commented on the rumor, reiterating that it is false:

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