Joking aside, Reynolds has truly put his best into this franchise, and it was his passion and that of the fans that really helped make this exist. Viewers they were not happy with the appearance of the characters in 2009 X-Men Origins: Wolverine, and neither did Reynolds. Then the actor set plans for a solo movie in motion by selecting screenwriters and helping to find a director. He even shot test footage, although the movie was shelved after Reynolds’ poor performance. Green Lantern and the success of the Avengers. But after the test footage was leaked in 2014, it was praised, and the rest is cinematic history.