The identity of Morena Baccarin’s character in Deadpool has been revealed, with the star set to appear as Copycat.
Baccarin tweeted an image from the set of the film, showing a chair with “Vanessa” written on the back. While there has been no official confirmation, we’d say it’s a fairly safe bet that’s a reference to Vanessa Carlysle, otherwise known as Copycat.
A shape-shifting mutant in the comic-books, Copycat is a former prostitute turned mercenary, who will likely serve as love interest to the titular hero in the new film.
Hopefully she’ll have a bit more to do than that, though, with the character proving herself a bona fide badass in the source material. As a metamorph, she makes Mystique look like an amateur…
Directed by Tim Miller and co-starring Ryan Reynolds, Gina Carano and T.J. Miller, Deadpool will open in the UK and US on 12 February 2016.
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