Zazie Beetz, the breakout female lead in Atlanta, has been cast in the role of Domino in Deadpool 2.
Marvel character Domino – real name Neena Thurman – bears the power of telekinesis and is part of mercenary groups known as Six Pack and X-Force.
Zazie Beetz Effect. pic.twitter.com/Kvtyk1aI7O
— Ryan Reynolds (@VancityReynolds) March 9, 2017
Beetz plays Van in the Golden Globe-winning comedy series Atlanta opposite Donald Glover. She is said to have beat out the likes of Mackenzie Davis and Scandal star Kerry Washington.
Deadpool 2 – which was recently teased by 20th Century Fox ahead of record-breaking X-Men spinoff Logan – will be released 2 March 2018.