Hunt for the Wilderpeople’s Julian Dennison joins Deadpool 2
Production is in full swing on the upcoming Deadpool 2 and another addition to the cast has emerged with Hunt for the Wilderpeople star Julian Dennison revealing he’s joined the cast.
Hunt for the Wilderpeople director Taika Waititi, currently in post-production on Thor: Ragnarok, took to Twitter after seeing the reveal, saying: “Never in my wilderpeoplest dreams would I have imagined this picture existing. But…. Yessss.”
You can find Dennison’s photo, along with some new set photos for the film, below!
John Wick‘s David Leitch is directing Deadpool 2 from a screenplay by the returning “real heroes here,” screenwriters Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick. Reynolds is again serving as a producer on Deadpool 2 alongside X-Men franchise caretakers Simon Kinberg and Lauren Shuler Donner.
Ryan Reynolds leads a cast of newcomers that includes Zazie Beetz (Atlanta) as Domino, a luck-manipulating mutant, and Josh Brolin as Cable, the time-traveling son of the X-Men’s Cyclops. Jack Kesy (The Strain, Baywatch), meanwhile, is attached to play the film’s central villain which, while unconfirmed, is rumored to be Irish mutant Black Tom Cassidy. Japanese actress Shioli Kutsuna has also joined the film in a mystery role.
Other stars returning from the first Deadpool include Leslie Uggams as Blind Al, Morena Baccarin as Vanessa, Brianna Hildebrand as Negasonic Teenage Warhead, and Stefan Kapicic as the voice of Colossus.
Deadpool 2 is set to debut in theaters on June 1, 2018.