‘Deadpool’ Coming to Disney Plus This Week Ryan Reynolds’ first foray into the role of Deadpool will hit Disney Plus this Friday. Before playing the Merc with a Mouth that many have come to love, Reynolds played Wade Wilson in X-Men Origins: Wolverine. Reynolds playing Wade Wilson came a full seven years before the standalone movie that so many came to love. The film’s debut will be part of the Marvel Legacy Collection that will debut on Friday. Did you realize that Reynolds first played Deadpool in X-Men Origins: Wolverine?