News broke yesterday that Hugh Jackman would be reprising his Wolverine role in Marvel Studios’ Deadpool 3. Deadline reports that the actor has found his next co-star as Emma Corrin, who will play the villain role. Shawn Levy is on board to direct with Paul Wernick & Rhett Reese returning to write the script. Wendy Molyneux and Lizzie Molyneux-Logelin penned a previous draft. Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige will join Reynolds, Levy and Feige as producers.
Plot details for the film have not been confirm, but this will mark the first time Marvel Studios will work hand and hand with Reynolds and Team Deadpool. Fans are sure to be excited at Kevin Feige’s involvement after seeing how he helped revamp the Spider-Man franchise. After coming on to help in the creative effort for that franchise.
Marvel has been eyeing Corrin since the holidays, but scheduling conflicts with their busy schedule have made it difficult for them to commit. In the past week, arrangements were work out and Corrin is ready to go!
Corrin has received recognition for her role as Lady Diana Spencer in Season 4 of Netflix’s award-winning series The Crown. She was nominate for a Golden Globe and Critics Choice award, as well as SAG and Emmy nominations in the same category. Even though they didn’t appear in the most recent season, she was still hard to miss at this year’s Toronto Film Festival with her Amazon drama My Policeman premiering at the festival as well as the Netflix and Sony co-production of Lady Chatterley’s Lover.
Emma Corrin is currently starring in Orlando at the Garrick Theatre in the West End, playing the role of Laura. Her most recent credits include A-list ensemble of Robert Eggers’ Nosferatu. Which also stars Lily Rose-Depp, Bill Skarsgard and Nicholas Hoult; and the FX limited series Retreat.