This charming psychopath.

Prepare yourselves, fellow nerds. You're about to behold one the sexiest images of the year: our first official look at Ryan Reynolds in his Deadpool costume.

If that arousing image fails to get the blood pumping into your nerd organs, it might just be that you're woefully unfamiliar with the character that Reynolds will be bringing to life onscreen. So, I'm going to prescribe one viewing of this leaked test footage (featuring Reynolds' voice, if not his body) that convinced 20th Century Fox to take a chance on a wise-cracking, cold-blooded assassin:

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