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Is the Netflix’s The Crown Actor Emma Corrin Playing a Villain Role in Ryan Reynolds Deadpool 3?

Ryan Reynolds Deadpool 3 will hit theatres on 03rd May 2024. Production for the highly anticipated film is paused for a while due to the actors’ and writers’ strikes, but it has nothing to do with fans’ excitement. Marvel goers are keenly eyeing every gossip coming from the set of Deadpool 3, revolving around a Deadpool and Wolverine buddy story. 

Interestingly, Popgeek has received an update surrounding the entry of a new villain in Deadpool’s third installment. If reports are believed, Netflix’s The Crown fame Emma Corrin will likely play the antagonist role. 

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And on the one hand, where Marvel Studios and Emma Corrin swore to secrecy to disclose anything about the villain’s role and his future in the MCU, a mysterious tweet from an insider Daniel Richtman gave fans an idea of Emma Corrin’s villainous character in Ryan Reynolds Deadpool 3. 

Continue reading here to catch full deets! 

Emma Corrin Will Be Starring as Cassandra Nova in Ryan Reynolds Deadpool 3 

Actor Emma Corrin who played Princess Diana in Netflix’s historical drama The Crown is ready to play a villain in Ryan Reynolds Deadpool 3. They are sealed to give a tough time to the Deadpool 3 superheroes played by Ryan Reynolds and Hugh Jackman. 

You will see Emma playing Cassandra Nova in the ever-expanding Marvel Cinematic Universe, as hinted in Daniel Richtman’s tweet earlier. 

In this Tweet, Daniel paired Emma’s picture with Professor X’s gif captured from Doctor Strange and the Multiverse of Madness. While his Tweet led fans to speculate about Emma’s role, a Deadpool informant quickly decoded the news, confirming that Emma Corrin will play Cassandra Nova in Ryan Reynolds Deadpool 3. 

The Golden Globe winner who impressed their fans with their captivating performance in Netflix’s The Crown season four is excited to join the Deadpool 3 cast very soon. 

After Deadpool 3 director Shawn Levy saw Emma’s performance in a stage production of Virginia Woolf’s Orlando, he cast Emma as the villain. 

Deadpool 3 is Emma’s first collaboration with Shawn Levy, and so does with Marvel Studios. Emma is on cloud nine about entering the world of superheroes and shooting for their first MCU project as soon as the actors’ and writers’ strikes get over. 

In an interview with Empire Magazine, when Emma was asked what do they think about playing a villain role in Deadpool 3 and joining the multi-verse, which is new to them, Emma replied- 

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“I’ve watched Spider-Man and Black Panther. I was like, ‘Look, you’re gonna have to debrief me into this’. It’s such an intricate world. There’s so much to it. It’s an absolute mind-f**k. 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. I really understand why it means as much as it does to so many people. It’s a phenomenon, and I feel really lucky to be part of it, especially Deadpool because I love the fact that it’s self-aware, and critical of its own inner workings,” they said.

Further speaking about their antagonist role in Deadpool 3, they added- “I feel really excited to play a villain. I haven’t done that, and it’s an itch I want to scratch.”

What Do We Know About Emma Corrin Deadpool 3 Character Cassandra Nova? 

Cassandra Nova is a new deadly villain in Ryan Reynolds Deadpool 3. The mighty character to be essayed by Emma Corrin is a brainchild of Grant Morrison and Frank Quitely. She is the twin sister of Professor X, the iconic X-Men leader. 

While in her mother Sharon Xavier’s womb, Professor Charles Xavier discovered that his Mummudrai/Cassandra Novs was evil, and he tried to kill her using his nascent psychic abilities. 

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While his constant attempts led Sharon to experience a miscarriage, Nova still managed to survive. She grew a mass of cells for decades and generated hatred for her brother, and planned to seek deadly revenge on him. 

That’s a short recap of who Cassandra Nova is, but exactly now, how her character will originate in MCU and how her story will make her a villain in Deadpool 3 is kept under wraps. As soon as we have any updates, we will ensure to keep you in the loop. 

When Will Emma Corrin Deadpool 3 Release? 

Currently, Deadpool 3 release date is 3rd May 2024. However, since the film’s production is paused due to the actors’ and writers’ strike, possibilities are Deadpool 3 release date may be pushed ahead. 

Many actors, including Ryan Reynolds, Hugh Jackman, Emma Corrin, and Matthew Macfayden, are left to complete filming for Deadpool 3.

Although, if the strike discontinues sooner, resuming the film’s production, we may watch Deadpool 3 on its scheduled release. 

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