Deadpool 2’: Zazie Beetz Talks Exploring Domino’s Past & Darker Themes

Zazie Beetz Domino Deadpool 2Deadpool 2 will reunite audiences with the titular hero and this time the Merc with a Mouth will be accompanied by new faces, including Zazie Beetz as Domino. In an interview with, Beetz discussed playing the Marvel Comics character and commented on the themes that will be explored in Deadpool 2.

Stating that she loved to explore the dramatic parts of her character, Beetz commented on her experience playing Domino:

Beetz also stated that the sequel will explore themes that are darker than the first film:

“In Deadpool 2 I think we go heavier than the first one did. Like Atlanta, the themes are darker. I liked playing this woman who could meet Deadpool face-to-face and toe-to-toe. In terms of our wit and our banter, we match. It really was nice to play that.”

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After surviving a near fatal bovine attack, a disfigured cafeteria chef (Wade Wilson) struggles to fulfill his dream of becoming Mayberry’s hottest bartender while also learning to cope with his lost sense of taste. Searching to regain his spice for life, as well as a flux capacitor, Wade must battle ninjas, the yakuza, and a pack of sexually aggressive canines, as he journeys around the world to discover the importance of family, friendship, and flavor – finding a new taste for adventure and earning the coveted coffee mug title of World’s Best Lover.

Directed by David Leitch, the film stars Ryan Reynolds as Wade Wilson/Deadpool, Zazie Beetz as Domino, Josh Brolin as Nathan Summers/Cable, Brianna Hildebrand as Negasonic Teenage Warhead, Stefan Kapcic as Piotr Rasputin/Colossus, Morena Baccarin as Vanessa Carlysle, T.J. Miller as Weasel, Leslie Uggams as Blind Al,  and Karan Soni as Dopinder. Julian Dennison, Jack Kesy and Shioli Kutsuna join the cast in undisclosed roles.