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'Deadpool 2' confirmed to feature Leslie Uggams' return as Blind Al

Leslie Uggams confirmed to make a comeback as Blind Al in "Deadpool 2."

By Maricris Jose, EnStars on Apr 20, 2017 07:35 PM EDT
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Leslie Uggams is confirmed to make her comeback as Blind Al in "Deadpool 2." (Photo : John Lamparski/Getty Images)

"Deadpool 2" will be featuring Leslie Uggams return as Blind Al.

According to IGN, during an interview with Blackfilm, Uggams has revealed that she is definitely making a comeback in "Deadpool 2." Nevertheless, the veteran actress didn't divulge more details about the nature of her return, as well as how big the role of Blind Al might play in the sequel. Also, Uggams did not expose if Deadpool who is portrayed by Ryan Reynolds is still her roommate.

Moreover, other established returning characters for "Deadpool 2" are Negasonic Teenage Warhead (Brianna Hildebrand), Colossus (Stefan Kapicic), and taxi driver Dopinder (Karan Soni). It was also mentioned that a short teaser for the film was released in front of Logan earlier this year.

Furthermore, CBR has noted that "Deadpool 2" will present Cable, a leader of the X-Force, and Deadpool's X-Force teammate Domino. It was also stated that Cable co-creator Rob Liefeld recently gave Josh Brolin his stamp of consent with a photograph of the actor as the time-travelling mutant. With the major emphasis given in the new characters in "Deadpool 2," a lot of movie enthusiasts anticipate that the movie will make an entry point for an "X-Force" film license of its own.

Apart from "Deadpool 2" Uggams will also portray a supportive role in the forthcoming HBO film entitled "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks," which will premiere on April 22. The actress also appears on Fox's ongoing drama series "Empire" as Leak Walker.

"Deadpool 2" is expected to hit big screens in 2018 wherein the avid viewers will see the return of Ryan Reynolds, T.J. Miller, Brianna Hildebrand, Karan Soni and Leslie Uggams, along with newcomers Zazie Beetz and Josh Brolin. The much-anticipated film is directed by "John Wick's" David Leitch and it was cited that the filming of the movie is slated begin in June.

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