Now that they’ve official confirmed that an actual Deadpool movie was going to happen, it looks like Marvel’s been busy in getting their cast together. Aside from Ryan Reynolds reprising/redoing his role as Wade Wilson, it was just a matter of getting all the other characters cast. Here’s what’s been announced.
- Gina Carano (Fast & Furious 6) and T.J. Miller (Big Hero 6) have been cast. Carano will be playing Angel Dust, who is is a member of the small group of outcast mutants called the Morlocks and live under the streets of Chicago.
- Morena Baccarin (Firefly, V), currently on Gotham, has been cast as the female lead and Wade’s love interest.
Deadpool is set to start filming in Vancouver, British Columbia in March of 2015, and set to be released in theaters February 12, 2016. Looks like it will a perfect Valentine’s Day movie!
In another part of the Marvel Universe, Bryan Singer announced on his Instagram that Kodi Smit-McPhee (Dawn of the Planet of the Apes) has been cast as Nightcrawler for X-Men: Apocalypse
Kodi will be joining cast members James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Nicholas Hoult, Sophie Turner, Tye Sheridan, Alexandra Shipp, Evan Peters, and Oscar Isaac. The film is scheduled to be released during the Memorial Day weekend on May 27, 2016.