Los Angeles, Feb 22 (PTI) “Deadpool” has become the owner of the Portland-based liquor company, Aviation Gin. Also Read - Michael Jackson estate sues HBO for USD 100 million over 'Leaving Neverland'

The 41-year-old actor shared the news on Twitter and said that he has bought the ownership stake in the company. Also Read - Chris Hemsworth to play Hulk Hogan in new Netflix film

“In the long and in no way disastrous marriage of showbiz and alcohol, so happy to announce I’m the proud owner of a gin company Aviation Gin,” Reynolds wrote. Also Read - Kevin Costner, Diane Lane to star in suspense thriller 'Let Him Go'

The company also tweeted about the news, welcoming their new owner who is an “actor, producer, (and) professional good-looking person”.

In a statement obtained by The Hollywood Reporter, the actor said he loved the gin produced by the company and wanted to get involved in some capacity.

Reynolds joins the ranks of Francis Ford Coppola, Justin Timberlake, Marilyn Manson, Dave Matthews, Channing Tatum, Drake and Fergie, who own an alcohol company. George Clooney recently sold his Casamigos tequila company for USD 1 billion.

Reynolds will be next seen in “Deadpool 2” that marks the return of the foul-mouthed superhero with Josh Brolin playing the role of Cable. The superhero sequel also stars “Atlanta” breakout star Zazie Beetz as the mutant mercenary Domino. PTI RB RB BK BK

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