“Haywire” and “Fast and Furious 6” star Gina Carano has signed on to play Angel Dust in the T.J. Miller-directed movie adaptation of Marvel’s “Deadpool” comics at 20th Century Fox.
In the Marvel Comics, Angel Dust was part of an underground mutant group known as the Morlocks. How much of that storyline will be included in the film s uncertain.
Ryan Reynolds returns as the title character which he first portrayed in 2009’s “X-Men Origins: Wolverine,” however he isn’t the only pre-existing character coming back for this outing.
Colossus, who appeared in three of the previous “X-Men” films including last year’s “X-Men: Days of Future Past,” is slated to appear. However it hasn’t been revealed if actor Daniel Cudmore will reprise his role or if it will be recast.
Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick penned the screenplay and filming is slated to begin next month in Vancouver.
Source: Heat Vision