Japanese actress Shioli Kutsuna has joined the cast of Deadpool 2 in a key role.
David Leitch is directing the X-Men spinoff, which sees the return of Ryan Reynolds as the Merc with the Mouth. Shioli Kutsuna joins fellow newcomers Josh Brolin, Zazie Beetz and Jack Kesy, alongside returning stars Morena Baccarin, Leslie Uggams, Stefan Kapacic and Brianna Hildebrand. Details surrounding Kutsuna's role in the sequel are unknown at this time.
Kutsuna’s recent projects include the indie film Oh Lucy!, opposite Josh Hartnett, which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival. She also appeared in the crime thriller The Outsider with Suicide Squad and Blade Runner 2049 actor Jared Leto.
Deadpool 2 hits theatres on June 1st, 2018.
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