'Deadpool 2' Casts 'Atlanta's Zazie Beetz As Domino

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"Atalanta" star Zazie Beetz has been cast to play Neena Thurman, aka Domino, in "Deadpool 2", TheWrap has learned. So you might be wondering, who is Zazie Beetz Deadpool 2 character, Domino?

With the official announcement of Domino's presence in the film, the most exciting thing for X-Men/Deadpool fans is probably the now-distinct possibility that an X-Force movie could spin out of the Deadpool franchise. Which means, she can initiate random telekinetic acts that make others think that she has good luck. While she hadn't been linked to the part in the past, and is far from a household name, the actress is an interesting choice and we're certainly curious to see how her and Reynolds light up the screen come next year.

Yep, she's a insane powerful Black chick with the skill to pull off almost impossible feats and alter the perceived luck of her foes.

Within the X-Men mythology, Domino is involved with mercenary group Six Pack and then later X-Men associated group X-Force.

Beetz killed it in the first season of Atlanta as the on-again off-again girlfriend of Donald Glover's character, Earn. A relative newcomer to fans, she also has promising talent and is already has a hit TV show under her belt. The Atlanta star joins Reynolds in the high-profile Fox sequel that is heading to cinemas in 2018.


Meanwhile, it's still unclear precisely which leading man type will be playing Domino's love interest Nathan Summers/Cable.

Ryan shared a photo of dominoes pieced together, with some extra black dots added to the pieces, to spell out Zazie's full name.

The film has yet to cast Cable but given that "Deadpool 2" is now casting its major characters, we will soon know which actor will be playing Nathan Summers.

Director David Leitch will helm Deadpool 2, while screenwriters Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick will pen the script.

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