Deadpool/Wade Wilson – Ryan Reynolds
Deadpool himself, Ryan Reynold’s reprised his role as Wade Wilson.
He famously appeared in the flop Green Lantern, a mistake rectified in the post-credit scenes of Deadpool 2.
Reynolds is married to Blake Lively (Gossip Girl, The Shallows) with whom he has two children.
The eponymous Deadpool, Reynolds has also starred in romantic comedy The Proposal alongside Sandra Bullock.
Vanessa Carlysle – Morena Baccarin
Deadpool’s fiancée Vanessa Carlysle is played by Morena Baccarin, who received praise for her role in Homeland as Jessica Brody, wife of ex-prisoner of war Nicholas Brody (Damian Lewis).
Baccarin also appeared in Firefly, the cult-favourite sci-fi TV series directed by Joss Whedon.
The Deadpool actress also stars in Gotham, alongside husband Ben McKenzie.
Cable – Josh Brolin
Deadpool 2: Ryan Rreynolds returned as Wade Wilson, the merc with a mouth
Deadpool 2 is not Josh Brolin’s first foray into the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Brolin’s other major MCU role? Thanos. Need we say more?
You might actually recognise the Deadpool actor from his roles in No Country for Old Men, Sicario, Everest, True Grit, and of course his first acting job in the 1980s classic The Goonies.
Negasonic Teenage Warhead – Brianna Hildebrand
Deadpool 2 features Hildebrand as Negasonic Teenage Warhead, and her previous major credit is as Verity in the Fox TV adaptation of The Exorcist.
Deadpool 2 Cast: Josh Brolin plays resident baddie Cable
Deadpool 2 Cast: Brianna Hidelgard plays Negasonic Teenage Warhead
Weasel – TJ Miller
Deadpool and Deadpool 2 both featured the hilarious, though slightly controversial, TJ Miller.
He broke into acting with his role as Hud in Cloverfield and has done voice acting including the voice of Fred in Big Hero six, and Tuffnut Thorston in How To Train Your Dragon.
Deadpool 2 poked fun at the controversy surrounding Miller in a scene at the bar, Sister Margaret’s, where a TV news ticker displays the phrase: “Christopher Plummer Refuses Role in Deadpool 2.”
Russell – Julian Dennison
New Zealand-born child actor Julian Dennison recently garnered critical acclaim for his role alongside Sam Neill in Hunt for the Wilderpeople, the highest-grossing New Zealand film in history.
Deadpool 2 Cast: New Zealand born Julian Dennison plays Russell, the child Deadpool needs to protect
Domino – Zazie Beetz
Zazie Beetz is a German-American actress best known for the role of Vanessa “Van” Kiefer on Atlanta, the show written, directed, and starring Donald Glover.
Zeitgeist – Bill Skarsgård
Sweedish actor Skarsgård stars in the horror thriller It, a film adaptation of Stephen King’s novel of the same name.
Besides Deadpool 2, he has also appeared in the Netflix horror show Hemlock Grove.
Yes, Alexander and Gustaf Skarsgård are his brothers.
Shatterstar – Lewis Tan
Deadpool 2 Cast: Zazie Beetz plays mutant Domino who will also appear in X Force
Deadpool 2 Cast: Mutant Bedlam is played by former NFL athlete Terry Crews
Deadpool 2 featured plenty of new mutant faces another one being Shatterstar, played by Lewis Tan.
He appears in Netflix’s Iron Fist and is slated to appear in the X-Force movie, along with Brolin and Skarsgårg.
Bedlam – Terry Crews
The NFL player turned actor is best known for his role in Brooklyn Nine-Nine as Terry Jeffords, a tough on the outside but soft on the inside sergeant of the New York City Precinct.
He also appeared in The Expendables and is an ardent feminist and outspoken campaigner of the #MeToo movement.
In Deadpool 2 Crews plays the mutant Bedlam.
Deadpool 2 Cast: Yukio played by Shiori Kustuna gave the MCU its first sam-sex couple
Yukio – Shiori Kutsuna
Deadpool 2 saw Marvel‘s first same-sex couple on screen thanks to the relationship between Negasonic Teenage Warhead (Hidelbrand) and Yukio, played by Shiori Kutsuna.
Blind Al – Leslie Uggams
Deadpool 2 is not short of characters for comic relief, and Blind Al might be the best one.
Leslie Uggams is best known for her role as Kizzy Reynolds in the popular 1970s American show The Roots, and for he recurring role on Fox’s Empire.
Colossus – Stefan Kapičić
Though you wouldn’t recognise his face in Deadpool 2, Stefan Kapičić plays the silver bodied mutant Colossus.
Deadpool 2 Cast: Leslie Uggams reprised her role as the hilarious Blind Al, Deadpool’s flat mate
Deadpool 2 Cast: Rob Delaney played the regular-hero Peter
Kapičić has a plethora of credits in Eastern European cinema and television and is known for being a highly versatile actor.
Peter – Rob Delaney
Deadpool 2’s very un-super superhero, Rob Delaney plays Peter.
Delaney is the co-writer and co-star of TV show Catastrophe.
Deadpool 2 has plenty of other faces you’ve probably seen on screens, plus a host of shocking celebrity cameos including Matt Damon, Brad Pitt, and Alan Tudyk.