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DEADPOOL 2 (2018): Leslie Jones Wants In On Sequel

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Leslie Jones Wants To Play Sidekick In Deadpool 2

Ghostbusters actress Leslie Jones says that she is up for playing a “loud” sidekick to Wade Wilson in Deadpool 2.

Speaking on Late Night with Seth Myers, the Saturday Night Live star expressed her desire to portray a superpowered ally to the Merc with a Mouth. Asked what her superpower should be, Jones said that she would just like to be “loud”, like the character Banshee in X-Men: First Class:

Additionally, she complimented “Deadpool” star Ryan Reynolds and his wife Blake Lively. “Ryan Reynolds has got to be one of the finest pieces of specimen,” she said, before joking that he and Lively must compare their hotness every morning.

Of course, this isn’t the first time Jones has expressed her desire to become part of “Deadpool’s” world. In December, she Tweeted at Reynolds — the Merc with a Mouth himself — to let him know she’s ready and willing to play a role in the upcoming sequel. “I want to be in deadpool. I could be smart mouth side kick. And my power would be loudness!!” she said at the time.

To Jones’ credit, she probably would be right at home next to the aggressively boisterous Merc with a Mouth. And if she can fend off an army of Internet trolls, then whatever Wade Wilson might say to her should be a piece of cake.

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