Production for the highly anticipated sequel begins at the end of the month and with that 20th Century Fox is rounding out the rest of its cast.
According to Deadline, 20th Century Fox has cast Shioli Kutsuna in a key role in their upcoming Ryan Reynolds-led Marvel sequel Deadpool 2. No further details on her role were provided.
The 24-year-old Japanese actress joins a cast that recently added Josh Brolin (Avengers: Infinity War) as Cable, Zazie Beetz (Atlanta) as Domino, and Jack Kesy (Baywatch) as the villain, Black Tom Cassidy. The report also notes that Morena Baccarin, Leslie Uggams, Stefan Kapičić, and Brianna Hildebrand will all reprise their roles from the first installment. Aside from the roles in which we already know of, Fox is keeping a lot of its details and plot under wraps.
David Leitch (John Wick) will be in the director’s chair, utilizing a script from the duo of Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick. Production is expected to begin June 26.
Deadpool 2 slices and swears its way into theaters June 1, 2018