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Ryan Reynolds Has A Sexy Burt Reynolds Moment In First "Deadpool" Photo

Reynolds even gave a shoutout to gay fans, following up with a tweet that read, "No bears were harmed in the making of this photo. Though many bears likely turned on."

Yes. Yes, we were.

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Pop culture know-it-alls may get the somewhat meta connection between this photo and another famous Reynolds spread: In 1972, Burt Reynolds appeared naked in Cosmopolitan in a very similar pose.

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Was it just a nod to the similar names or a tease that Burt will pop up in Deadpool?

Or—pleasepleaseplease—that Ryan will go au natural in the film.