It’s learned Julian Dennison has joined the cast of Deadpool 2.
The 14-year-old New Zealand actor took to Instagram to share the news which features him with Ryan Reynolds as Deadpool.
“ANNOUNCEMENT: Next film in the making,” Dennison posted along with the following image (see below).
Thor: Ragnarok director Taika Waititi, a fellow New Zealander, is also excited about the news as he posted on Twitter: “Never in my wilderpeoplest dreams would I have imagined this picture existing. But…. Yessss.”
Julian Dennison is known for Hunt for the Wilderpeople, Paper Planes and Shopping; his Deadpool 2 role is presently unknown.
Deadpool 2 has a June 1, 2018 release directed by John Wick‘s David Leitch also starring Josh Brolin as the time travelling mutant Cable, Zazie Beetz as Domino, Leslie Uggams as Blind Al, Morena Baccarin as Vanessa, Brianna Hildebrand as Negasonic Teenage Warhead, Stefan Kapicic as the voice of Colossus with Shioli Kutsuna in a mystery role and Jack Kesy rumored as Black Tom Cassidy.
Deadpool 2 is written by Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick with Ryan Reynolds also on board as producer along with Simon Kinberg and Lauren Shuler Donner.