Although her character is being kept a mystery for the time being, Japanese actress Shioli Kutsuna has joined the cast of the upcoming Deadpool sequel. She is said to be playing a key role opposite the returning Ryan Reynolds and a cast of newcomers that includes Zazie Beetz as Domino, a luck-manipulating mutant, and Josh Brolin as Cable, the time-travelling son of Cyclops. Jack Kesy is attacked to play the film’s central villain which, while unconfirmed, is rumored to be Irish mutant Black Tom Cassidy.
Other stars returning from the first Deadpool include Leslie Uggams as Blind Al, Morena Baccarin as Vanessa, Brianna Hildebrand as Negasonic Teenage Warhead, and Stefan Kapicic as Colossus.
John Wick’s David Leitch is directing Deadpool 2 from a screenplay by the returning screenwriters Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick.
The Deadpool sequel hits theaters on June 1, 2018.