The Strain's Jack Kesy to play key villain in Deadpool 2
The Strain star Jack Kesy has been cast as the key villain in the sequel to Deadpool.
According to Deadline, Kesy will play Black Tom, a well-loved nemesis from the X-Men comics. Black Tom is a Dublin-born mutant who can manipulate, bond with, and project energy through plant life.
Kesy joins Josh Brolin and Atlanta star Zazie Beetz in being cast for the sequel. Brolin will play Cable, while Beetz will portray Domino.
Deadpool grossed over $780 million at the box office and a sequel was swiftly ordered, a sequel that is set to film later this year.
Ryan Reynolds starred as Deadpool, with Morena Baccarin, Ed Skrein, T. J. Miller, Gina Carano and Brianna Hildebrand also in key roles. John Wick co-director David Leitch will take charge of the sequel.
The sequel to Deadpool is due for release on June 1st in 2018.