Deadpool…11 years in the making. Hollywood is a business, and a poorly run one at that. It can sometimes be an uphill climb to convince clueless producers there’s a market for something they’ve never heard of…and even harder to get it right. .
“In Hollywood, if you can’t convince them it’s gonna make money, it won’t get made.”
February 12, 2016
Deadpool is here. The merc with a mouth has arrived in theaters after an eleven year battle with Hollywood executives that would make most people give up.
Hollywood is a business, and it can sometimes take a lot of work to convince the muppets in charge there’s an audience for something like a comic book. movies like The Dark Knight, Man of Steel and even The Avengers have helped pave the way, but there’s still a lot more to do.
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