We all know better than to click on a pop-up ad promising us thousands of dollars. We all know better than to go into debt. We all know better than to take a job that promises easy cash. But we all make mistakes, and Melissa Howell (Katherine Cullen) has somehow found herself at the intersection of broke and desperate. While ignoring calls from a debt-collection agency, she takes a job at as a quasi-telemarketer, selling vacation packages to people who call in thinking they’ve won a cash prize. At job orientation, she meets her gratingly enthusiastic boss Frances (“you can call me Fran”), played by Erika Batdorf, and a happily spacey co-worker, played by Lesley Loksi Chan.
Kenny Wells, a modern-day prospector, hustler, and dreamer, is desperate for a lucky break. Left with few options, Wells teams up with an equally luckless geologist to execute a grandiose, last-ditch effort: to find gold deep in the uncharted jungle of Indonesia.
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.