Deadline is exclusively reporting that actress Shioli Kutsuna is the latest name to join the cast of 20th Century Fox’s Deadpool 2.
David Leitch will be taking over the directors chair for the sequel from Tim Miller, where the original R-Rated superhero film made $782m worldwide on a $58m budget. The report states that the studio isn’t giving the name of the character Kutsuna will be playing, though they have heard that it is a key role in the film. Shioli Kutsuna’s credits include Unforgiven, Bitter Blood and Oh Lucy!
Deadpool 2 is currently pencilled in for a cinematic release in January 2018.