Tim Miller's upcoming Deadpool movie may just be the first superhero movie made exclusively with an adult audience in mind.
Or, at least, that's what star Andre Tricoteux believes.
Sitting down to talk about his upcoming role as Colossus in Fox's first R-rated superhero film, Tricoteux said the movie is full of shocking moments and that no one in the superhero universe was safe from the titular superhero's (played by Ryan Reynolds) sharp tongue.
"There will be times when you look at your friend sitting next to you and ask, 'What the hell did he just say,'" Tricoteux said over the phone. "No one in comic book culture is safe. He takes a crack at absolutely everyone and I think fans are going to love it."
As fans of the character, Reynolds and Miller spent a lot of time going to bat for the movie with Fox executives. After having the project sit in development purgatory for years, they finally got the go-ahead after footage from one of the original pitch meetings was leaked online and met with raucous cheers.
Tricoteux said that coming into a movie that was already pretty notorious from reports of the ongoing battles and taking on a beloved character like Colossus was a little nerve wracking.
"This Colossus is different than any Colossus you've seen before," he admitted. "Anytime there's change, you always have to prepare yourself for backlash."
Still, Tricoteux is confident that longtime fans of the X-Men comic book series will enjoy the new Colossus they see on screen.
"We're following the comic book to the tee, but both Miller and the writers wanted this to be a different Colossus than anyone's ever seen on screen," Tricoteux said. "Obviously what the X-Men series did was so important and so incredible, but this is different."
Dealing with fans of a beloved title is something he'll have to get used to, however, as one of the actors in Duncan Jones' anticipated Warcraft movie.
When asked if he was familiar with the world of Warcraft (pun fully intended) before joining the film, Tricoteux said while he had never "lost a job or relationship over it," he had played the game a few times when he was younger, and said the scale of the film will appeal to longtime fans.
"This movie is massive, just massive. There are so many people crammed into every scene, big shots, huge sets. It's kind of mind blowing," he said.
Although reluctant to compare it to any other movie out there, Tricoteux admitted that it was similar to Lord of the Rings, in terms of scale and how it's all threaded together.
"I don't want people to think it's just another Lord of the Rings-style movie, because it's not," he said. "But if you had to compare it to something, then it's like Lord of the Rings in that it's a massive world full of interesting characters with an unbelievable amount of action and good story."
For now, Tricoteux is focusing his energy on his new role on The CW's popular teen genre show, iZombie, but is definitely prepping himself for the release of the two upcoming blockbusters.
"I'm taking it one day at a time, but hopefully people will love Deadpool enough that we get to do another one. That would be great."
Deadpool will hit theaters on Feb 12, with Warcraft scheduled to be released on June 10, 2016.