20th Century Fox has signed up Zombieland scripters Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick to bring Deadpool to the big screen, reports Variety .
The film is a yet another spin-off from Fox ever-expanding X-Men franchise. Ryan Reynolds will star as the quipping, post-modern antihero, reprising his role as the wisecracking mercenary from X-Men Origins: Wolverine. Although no date has been set for production, Reynolds will have to have completed filming his other superhero role – The Green Lantern -first. Principal photography on the DC Comics movie is due to wrap in the summer.