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Deadpool Wants You To Have A Happy Ending This Federal Election

No pants allowed in Deadpool's Australia

25/05/2016 7:14 AM AEST | Updated 15/07/2016 12:53 PM AEST
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Marvel comics' anti-hero Deadpool has entered the election fray, and his key platform is promising voters a happy ending.

The character, dubbed the Merc(enary) With A Mouth, is cheekily urging fans to join his No Pants Party.

While it is a stunt to promote the Blu-ray and DVD release of Deadpool on May 25, the film studio behind the R-rated character has put together a list of pledges and promises that would make X-Man compatriot Colossus blush.

Sydney will host the first stop on the "campaign trail," with street artist Alex Lehours painting a mural on the corner of Albion and Bourke Street, Surry Hills.

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With an election platform worthy of the most professional politician, the Deadpool mural run with the slogan, "I have a package that will stimulate serious growth". Yep, you read that right.

In case you're wondering, Deadpool's policies include:

  • No Pants
  • Double-dipping
  • Frequent touching and fondling
  • F****ing Chimichangas whenever and wherever possible
  • Shoop to be played during the Olympic opening ceremony for the Australian team's walk out.

Actually, we can get behind that last one.

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An unconventional hero, Deadpool spent years in development hell before making it to the big screen with an R rating earlier this year.

Fox greenlighted a sequel in February, shortly before the film opened to the biggest opening weekend for an R-rated film with $US132.7 million taken over its first Friday-Sunday run.

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