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