20th Century Fox may be looking to introduce three X-Force characters in the Deadpool sequel that will later appear in the X-Force film which is currently is in development. The following may be considered spoilers for the film so read at your own risk.
According to Comicbook, sources close to the production have revealed that the studio is searching for talent to play Roberto DaCosta aka Sunspot, Maria Callasantos aka Feral, and Gaveedra Seven aka Shatterstar.
Last year, reports emerged that Fox was planning a third Deadpool film that would include the X-Force team featured alongside the merc with a mouth but it seems the studio may not be wasting any time setting up the inevitable X-Force film.
As for the mutants themselves, Sunspot has the ability to absorb solar energy and convert it for use as physical strength, Feral is a cat-like mutant with sharp claws, fangs, pointed ears, a prehensile tail, as well as acute senses including enhanced strength, agility, reflexes, coordination, speed, balance, and endurance paired along with an enhanced healing capability. Shatter star has superhuman physical and mental attributes such as strength, speed, strength, speed, reflexes, agility, flexibility, stamina, senses and intelligence.
Deadpool 2 features Ryan Reynolds returning as the merc with the mouth along with Atlanta star Zazie Beetz as Domino as well as Josh Brolin as the time-traveling mutant Cable. Much of the cast from the first film is expected to return including Brianna Hildebrand as Negasonic Teenage Warhead, Stefan Kapcic as the voice of Colossus, Morena Baccarin as Vanessa, T.J. Miller as Weasel and Leslie Uggams as Blind Al.
Deadpool 2 is currently slated to hit theaters on June 1, 2018. Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood for the latest news on the film as we learn it.