Updated March 9, 2017 at 5:56 p.m. EST: Deadpool actor/executive producer Ryan Reynolds has tweeted out a second time connecting Zazie Beetz to Domino, effectively activing as an official announcement that the Atlanta star has been cast in the role.
Zazie Beetz Effect. pic.twitter.com/Kvtyk1aI7O— Ryan Reynolds (@VancityReynolds) March 9, 2017
Original Story: Deadpool 2 actor Ryan Reynolds has teased the possible casting of the role of Domino with a tweet containing a coded message.
Domino Effect. pic.twitter.com/ILEnTcW7fY— Ryan Reynolds (@VancityReynolds) March 9, 2017
Deciphered, it spells out the name Zazie Beetz, a German-born actress best known for playing the role of Vanessa on Donald Glover's Atlanta.
Several actresses have been reportedly attached to the role in recent weeks, but this is the first time anyone directly related to the production has named someone in connection with the part.
Deadpool 2 is currently in preproduction. No release date has been announced.