Zazie Beatz (Atlanta) has been confirmed as the character, Domino, in Deadpool 2! Deadpool star, Ryan Reynolds confirmed the big news via Twitter, per Deadline.
The sequel will be directed by David Leitch and was penned by Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick. Domino, a character in the X-Men mythology, was a mutant mercenary who was involved in group Six Pack and later X-Force. While working solo, she crossed paths with Deadpool.
Born in Berlin, Germany, Beetz is most-known as Vanessa aka Van on the Donald Glover FX hit, Atlanta, which scored two Golden Globes this year as well as PGA and DGA honors. Her other film credits include Applesauce, Wolves, and the upcoming crime/mystery project, Finding Her.
The release date for Deadpool 2 hasn’t been announced yet, but we will post updates as they become available.