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Ryan Reynolds’ Deadpool 2 finds its leading lady. Here’s who got the gig

Atlanta star Zazie Beetz has been selected to play the superhero Domino in Ryan Reynolds’ Deadpool 2.

hollywood Updated: Mar 10, 2017 16:39 IST
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Deadpool 2 is scheduled for a 2018 release.

Actor Zazie Beetz, known for her role in the acclaimed TV show Atlanta has been roped in to play superhero Domino in Deadpool 2, the film’s producer and star Ryan Reynolds has announced.

Reynolds first gave a hint by posting an image of dominoes. If one carefully looks at the image, Beetz’s name can be seen in bold, reports aceshowbiz.com.

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Reynolds wrote in the caption: Domino Effect.

The actor later posted an image that features Beetz’s head photoshopped into an old Deadpool comic cover.

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Several actors were in contention to play Domino, including Kerry Washington, Janelle Monae, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Lizzy Caplan, Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Sienna Miller.

Watch the Deadpool 2 short film that played before Logan here

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