1492904890322 - Ryan Reynolds to reprise Deadpool role in 2018

Ryan Reynolds to reprise Deadpool role in 2018

Superhero movie sequel Deadpool 2 is set to hit cinemas June 1, 2018 reports The Hollywood Reporter.

Shooting for the film is set to begin in June this year with Ryan Reynolds reprising his role as the titular character.

The 2016 film was considered a major success making over US$780 million ($1.1 billion) worldwide.

The takings make it the top-grossing R-rated film of all time. 

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Actor Josh Brolin has been confirmed to play the part of Cable opposite lead Reynolds.

John Wick director David Leitch will direct the sequel.