The 35-year-old actress will portray the female lead, according to an exclusive from The Hollywood Reporter. Ryan Reynolds is slated to reprise the title character in the standalone Marvel film, with Gina Carano and T.J. Miller recently confirmed for the project.
Reynolds first portrayed the mutant in X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009), and took to Twitter to tease his new costume last week. In the comics, Deadpool is the alias of Wade Wilson, an unstable and morally ambiguous mercenary who possesses accelerated healing powers.
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