Infinity War actor Josh Brolin isn’t the only one wholly committed to Fox’s X-Men franchise – That Hashtag Show brings word today that Zazie Beetz will reprise the role of Domino for X-Force, the Drew Goddard team-up movie that is said to be targeting a production start on October 1st.
Indeed, much like Brolin before her, Beetz has reportedly signed a three-picture deal with Fox, so news that her Domino will be returning for X-Force shouldn’t come as much of a surprise.
Pre-production is just now getting underway on the ensemble movie ahead of its October start date, by which point Goddard and his team will be directing a “Black Ops force of down and dirty mutant warriors who are far more ruthless than their X-Men counterparts.” Yikes.
Beyond that, details are scarce; all we know for sure is that Deadpool 2 will likely act as something of a springboard as Fox begins to expand its mutant universe. Also of note, the X-Force comics originally included characters like Warpath, Colossus, Boom Boom, Shatterstar, Feral, Wolverine, X-23, Archangel, Psylocke and Fantomex, so there’s really no telling who Goddard plans to use once the wheels begin turning.
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Caught up in the middle of all this is Wade Wilson, the irreverent, cocksure vigilante who decides to form the “super-duper fucking group” in the first place.
As for why he’s decided to take a leaf out of the Avengers’ book, Deadpool 2 director David Leitch recently went on record to say:
Building a team in the classic style of all action movies, there’s great opportunity for conflict, but it’s not because he doesn’t want to. Maybe his fun, never-stop-talking personality is a little grating and people get tired of him. It’s not for lack of his good heart. At the end of the day, he wants to be a better person and do the right thing, and sometimes his thinking is flawed, like all of us.
With Deadpool 2 scheduled for release on May 18th, it shouldn’t be too much longer before have some concrete intel pertaining to X-Force – you know, beyond the fact that Ryan Reynolds, Josh Brolin and now Zazie Beetz are all locked in to return. Stay tuned for more.
Source: That Hashtag Show