Not only is the Deadpool movie finally happening, but 20th Century Fox also gave it a February 12th, 2016 release date, too. Why now all of sudden? Perhaps it’s got something to do with the fact that the filmmakers apparently figured out a way to make Deadpool a PG-13 film.
Even though the character may deserve an R-rated movie, going the PG-13 route still seemed inevitable. The quality of the content should always be top priority, but moviemaking is still a business and when you’ve got a business to run, dishing out a product that cuts off a significant amount of the target audience isn’t the smartest approach. Hit the jump for more on the Deadpool movie rating rumor.