Ryan Reynolds’ Deadpool will go up against Jack Kesy’s unknown villain character in Deadpool 2Deadline reports.

Many speculations suggest that Kesy will play classic X-Men villain Black Tom Cassidy, cousin of Banshee and usually depicted as an enemy of the X-Men.

Black Tom Cassidy was created by Chris Claremont and Dave Cockrum and first appear Uncanny X-Men #101 in 1976. In the Marvel Comics universe, Black Tom Cassidy is a mutant who can manipulate and project energy through plant life, usually using a shillelagh as a weapon of choice.

David Leitch is directing the sequel and the movie is heading towards a June production start in Vancouver.  Ryan Reynolds will reprise his role as Deadpool, with Atlanta star Zazie Beetz as the super-powered merc named Domino and Josh Brolin as Cable.

Deadpool 2 opens in theaters on June 1, 2018.



Chris McCall

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