The Strain and Baywatch star Jack Kesy has joined the cast of the upcoming Deadpool sequel, Deadpool 2, as a mystery villain. According to the report, the role could be none other than Marvel villain Black Tom.
In the comics, Black Tom a.k.a. Thomas Cassidy, has the ability to manipulate, connect with and project energy through plant life. Cassdy is also related to the X-Men character Banshee who appeared in X-Men: First Class, played by Caleb Landry Jones. Kesy joins Josh Brolin and Zazie Beetz who have been cast in the roles of Cable and Domino respectively.
Deadpool 2 is just one of the three X-Men related films that are coming out in 2018. First we got The New Mutants on April 13, 2018, followed by the Deadpool sequel in the summer and the year will end with X-Men: Dark Phoenix.
Deadpool 2, starring Ryan Reynolds as Wade Wilson, Zazie Beetz as Domino, Josh Brolin as Cable, Brianna Hildebrand as Negasonic Teenage Warhead, Stefan Kapicic as Piotr Nikolaievitch Rasputin a.k.a. Colossus, Karan Soni as Dopinder, Leslie Uggams as Blind Al and Jack Kesy, is set to come out on June 1, 2018. John Wick’s David Leitch is directing the untitled sequel, which was written Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick, who wrote the first installment.