It appears that filming is now officially underway on the Deadpool movie, and we’ve got a bit of news to mark the occasion. We knew production on the long-developing Marvel Comics adaptation was about to begin very soon, but actress Morena Baccarin revealed the first “set image” on Twitter today of her actor’s chair, complete with a temporary logo and her character’s name.
It’s the latter that’s of most interest here, as we previously only knew that the Homeland and Firefly actress was playing the film’s female lead opposite Ryan Reynolds’ antihero character. Her chair back says her character’s name is “Vanessa”, which would appear to suggest that she’s playing Vanessa Carlysle from the comics, aka Copycat.
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— Ryan Reynolds (@VancityReynolds) March 19, 2015