Newswire: Fox reportedly wants Wolverine 3 to be rated R

Just yesterday, Guardians Of The Galaxy director James Gunn predicted that movie studios are going to misunderstand the lesson they should learn from the success of Deadpool and just start making a bunch of “raunchy” superhero movies. As it turns out, Gunn is more right than even he probably would’ve expected, because Fox—the studio behind Deadpool—now wants its third Wolverine movie to be rated R. That’s the kind of quick turnaround that only a Hollywood executive could pull off.

That news comes from ComicBook.com, which got the information from a licensing pamphlet that 20th Century Fox handed out at the recent New York Toy Fair. The pamphlet included information on some of Fox’s upcoming movies, and in the section for Wolverine 3, it listed the “anticipated rating” as an R. That means this Wolverine movie—like Deadpool—will probably be significantly more violent than …

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