Avengers: Infinity War might be the biggest comic book - nay, film - of the year, but that doesn't mean Wade Wilson can't give it a good run for its money.
The first Deadpool film, which released to wide acclaim in February 2016, proved to be a massive success for 21st Century Fox and, as the old adage goes, sequels are always meant to be bigger, better, and ever so slightly more indulgent.
That appears to be the case with Deadpool 2, with the first wave of (spoiler-free!) reactions on social media hailing the film as a major improvement on the original, and as one that could even, potentially, win over those fans not so keen on the first's irreverent blend of humour.
Huge praise indeed for Ryan Reynolds fourth foray into the superhero genre, and while the film will also have to contend with another Disney-helmed behemoth in the form of Solo: A Star Wars Story, there’s little doubt at this stage that Deadpool 2 will meet its lofty expectations - especially if these reactions are anything to go by...