According to reports star of the FX series “The Strain” Jack Kesy has been cast to play a key villain in the upcoming Deadpool 2.  Although Josh Brolin has already been cast to play Nathan Summers/Cable, the key villain in the film, according to multiple reports Kesy will play Black Tom Cassidy, a mutant who can manipulate, bond with and project energy through plant life.

The upcoming film will be directed by David Leitch, who directed John Wick and the upcoming Charlize Theron action film “Atomic Blonde”. Ryan Reynolds will reprise his role as the foul mouth action hero we love.  The first installment of Deadpool grossed a whopping $783 Million Dollars on $58 Million Dollar budget.

 

Deadpool will begin filming this summer and is slated for a June 1, 2018 release.