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Marvel 'Deadpool' Open Casting Call for Lead Roles

A 'Deadpool' casting call has revealed producers and casting directors are looking for 7 new lead roles in the movie.

The cast of the upcoming Marvel movie, Deadpool is coming together. Recently, Ryan Reynolds was cast in the lead role to play the title character, T.J. Miller will appear as an unnamed sidekick and Gina Carano will be taking the lead role of Angel Dust. According to Comicbook.com, a casting call has been issued by 20th Century Fox as producers are casting several supporting roles in the upcoming feature film. Filming will take place this March in Vancouver, Canada and producers are seeking actros for seven important roles, with the descriptions hinting at several other Marvel characters. deadpool casting call According to Movieweb, the project is called WHAM!, which is known as the working title or the code name for Deadpool, and it appears these 7 new characters were also given code names. Check out the casting breakdowns below:
[RIDGE> Any ethnicity, early 30s to early 50s. Big, muscular, dangerous, violent, vain, insecure and more than a bit of a dick.... but with a sense of humor. He is not a psychopath, he's practical but morally neutral-he doesn't enjoy torturing people, he just doesn't care. ROLE REQUIRES THREE SEQUEL OPTIONS.
[LINDSAY] Any ethnicity, 20s, attractive and worldly. Smart, tough, beautiful but a little bit broken. Nothing has ever been easy for her and she's developed a thick skin and cynical outlook. But she's not a victim-she may not have a great life but she's holding it together and does what she needs to get by. She's got a great sense of humor but it leans heavily towards irony and sarcasm. ROLE REQUIRES THREE SEQUEL OPTIONS.
[SIMON] Any ethnicity, late 20s to early 40s. Quirky, great sense of humor. Smart, funny, but more than a little bit slippery. Fast talker, always looking to make a buck. He looks out for himself first and foremost, but reveals loyalty at the end of the day. ROLE REQUIRES THREE SEQUEL OPTIONS.
[SHIRLIE] African American, late 60s to early 80s. Worldly, great sense of comedic timing, sarcastic, dry, funny. ROLE REQUIRES THREE SERIES OPTIONS.
[KATHY] Any ethnicity, early to mid teens. World weary, great sense of comedic timing, sarcastic, droll sense of humor. ROLE REQUIRES THREE SERIES OPTIONS.
[KEREN] Any ethnicity, early 20s to late 30s. Serious, big, tough. ROLE REQUIRES THREE SERIES OPTIONS
[ALBERT] Any ethnicity, early 30s to early 50s. Big, muscular, dangerous. ROLE REQUIRES THREE SERIES OPTIONS
According to reports, the first character, Ridge appears to be a potential villain the upcoming Deadpool movie. However, there are rumors circulating that this could be Marvel character Ajax, who was Deadpool's main sidekick in a leaked version of the screenplay that hit the internet. Lindsay also has the potential to be the female love interest in the movie. The character Simon could be the character that T.J. Miller is playing, and producers are seeking replacements in case he backs out of the movie.
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At any rate, whoever these characters end up being, it seems like Marvel is planning on making four movies. But, what do you think of the Deadpool casting call? Do you plan on applying for a role on Marvel's Deadpool feature film? Share with us your thoughts and why you should be cast in the comments below!
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