The upcoming Tim Miller directed ‘Deadpool’ has cast its lead female. Morena Baccarin, most recently seen in ‘Gotham,’ as well being known for her parts in ‘Firefly’ and ‘Homeland’ will play an as yet unconfirmed part in the movie.
The news from The Hollywood Reporter says that Baccarin will play a woman who “grapples with falling for a man with a hideously scarred face.” She fleshes out a cast that already features Ryan Reynolds, T.J. Miller, Ed Skrein and Gina Carano who will play a character named Angel Dust. X-Men character Colossus is expected to appear in the movie, however Daniel Cudmore will not be reprising the role and it will be recast.
Deadpool is scheduled for release on February 12, 2016.