“Atlanta” co-star Zazie Beetz has been cast to play Domino in “Deadpool 2,” a sequel to the 2016 superhero movie box office smash.
Star Ryan Reynolds made the announcement in a tweet that spelled out the actress’ name with dominoes. See the tweet below.
Domino Effect. pic.twitter.com/ILEnTcW7fY
— Ryan Reynolds (@VancityReynolds) March 9, 2017
According to the Marvel wiki, Domino (a.k.a Neena Thurman) is best known as a member of the X-Men offshoot X-Force. In addition to her exceptional marksmanship and hand-to-hand skills, Domino possesses mutant probability-altering powers. She often uses her skills as a mercenary, but has also been the partner, confidante, and lover of the superhero Cable, a lieutenant in his militant group X-Force, and a member of the X-Men.
Beetz is best known for her role as Van in FX’s critically acclaimed “Atlanta,” playing Donald Glover’s best friend and mother of his child. In 2016 she also appeared in the Netflix anthology series "Easy."
Fox's "Deadpool 2" is set for release in 2018.
An image of Domino below...