Ever since Fox fast-tracked the X-Men spinoff movie Deadpool for a February 2016 release–admittedly only after slow-tracking the movie into development hell for half a decade–rumors have run wild about how the film will fit into the studio’s X-Men franchise. A brief and confusing recap: Deadpool is technically an X-Men character. He technically appeared in X-Men Origins: Wolverine played by Ryan Reynolds. However, Deadpool in comic book form is also a fourth-wall-demolishing meta-villain who generally seems to live in a goofier version of the Marvel Universe.
Also however: By our rough calculations, X-Men Origins: Wolverine is a movie whose entire existence was deleted from history after the time-twisting shenanigans of X-Men: Days of Future Past. It’s all here in this pamphlet: READ FULL STORY