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Michael Shannon, Batman v Superman’s Zod, to join Ryan Reynolds in Deadpool 2?

Recent Oscar nominee Michael Shannon is reportedly the front runner to play Cable in Ryan Reynolds superhero sequel Deadpool 2.

hollywood Updated: Mar 23, 2017 15:34 IST
Michael Shannon played the villain General Zod in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and was recently nominated for an Oscar for Nocturnal Animals.
Michael Shannon played the villain General Zod in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and was recently nominated for an Oscar for Nocturnal Animals.

Actor Michael Shannon might play the role of Cable in upcoming superhero film Deadpool 2.

While no deal has yet been made, Shannon is the top choice for the role, reports variety.com.

Watch the Deadpool 2 teaser here

John Wick co-director David Leitch has been roped in to direct Deadpool 2 after the first film’s director Tim Miller dropped out due to creative differences.

Deadpool, which released in 2016, minted $782.6 million at the box office worldwide.

Earlier, it was announced that Atlanta actor Zazie Beetz has also joined the cast as mutant mercenary Domino.

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