‘Deadpool’ TV Spot Baits ‘Bachelor’ Crowd

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“You’re probably thinking, ‘My boyfriend said this was a superhero movie.’ Well, surprise! This is actually – lucky you – a love story.”

A romantic, leg-spread Deadpool talks to a particular demographic in this amusing, ‘Blatant Bachelor Baiting’ TV Spot released for 20th Century Fox’s upcoming superhero film. It’s an interesting tactic, using target-marketing to promote the film during TV’s The Bachelor. Even Ryan Reynolds got in on it by Tweeting in-character during the episode:

Deadpool, also starring Morena Baccarin, Ed Skrein, T.J. Miller, Gina Carano, and Brianna Hildebrand, hits Australia on February 11 and the U.S. on February 12.

Synopsis for Deadpool:

Based upon Marvel Comics’ most unconventional anti-hero, DEADPOOL tells the origin story of former Special Forces operative turned mercenary Wade Wilson, who after being subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers, adopts the alter ego Deadpool. Armed with his new abilities and a dark, twisted sense of humor, Deadpool hunts down the man who nearly destroyed his life.