Date: 2nd August 2023
The Crown star Emma Corrin reveals they're delighted with the opportunity to finally play the villain in the upcoming Deadpool 3.
Emma Corrin is joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe as the villain in Deadpool 3 opposite Ryan Reynolds. However, The Crown star is open about not being up to speed with all the happenings in the Marvel world and needed a “debrief” after they got cast in the Shawn Levy film.
"Hands up, I'm not a Marvel person," Corrin told Empire Magazine. "I've watched Spider-Man and Black Panther. I was like, 'Look, you're gonna have to debrief me into this.'"
Corrin continued, "It's such an intricate world. There's so much to it, it's an absolute mind-fuck. All the language and the Easter eggs, and this person is related to that person who did this, and this person came back and this person's dead… it's amazing."
Corrin was approached by director Levy after seeing her perform on stage.
"I'd heard about the project but, classic Marvel, they couldn’t tell me anything about it. Absolutely nothing. Zilch,” Corrin recalled. “So I met him being like, ‘I don’t know what this is about.'"
At the time of writing, it remains unclear which Marvel villain Corrin will play in Deadpool 3. However, it has been confirmed that the latest entry into the Deadpool film series will feature the return of actor Ryan Reynolds to his role as the titular Merc with a Mouth. Actor Hugh Jackman, best known for portraying Wolverine in several X-Men films, also previously revealed he will be reprising his iconic role for the threequel
Source: Press Release