As production begins on the highly anticipated FOX film Deadpool starring Ryan Reynolds as the Merc with a Mouth, casting news will begin to trickle down. News broke this week that MMA fighter turned actress Gina Carano has been cast to portray Angel Dust, a mutant and member of The Morlocks, whose ability allows her to elevate her adrenaline levels to provide her with super strength.
Carano joins Reynolds, T.J. Miller and Ed Skrein, while a female lead is still being sought. Names up for the female lead are rumored to be Morena Baccarin, Jessica De Gouw, Sarah Green, Crystal Reed, Rebecca Rittenhouse, and Taylor Schilling. The Hollywood Reporter is also reporting that Colossus will play a role in the storyline, possibly with Daniel Cudmore to reprise the role.
Deadpool is set to hit theaters on February 12th, 2016!