It looks like the Merc with a Mouth is going to have to talk his way into Morena Baccarin’s heart.
EW can confirm that Baccarin has been cast in Fox’s upcoming Deadpool film alongside Ryan Reynolds. The Hollywood Reporter first reported the news.
Baccarin will play a currently unnamed character who is falling in love with Deadpool, which can’t be easy considering his penchant for violence, cursing, and a diet almost exclusively made up of chimichangas. Whether or not the two’s relationship works out, it will hopefully at least result in a marriage that mirrors the cover of a Deadpool comic from last year.
She joins a cast that includes T.J. Miller and Gina Carano, who were also recently brought onto the project.
Baccarin is no stranger to the comic book universe, having recently put in guest spots on Gotham and The Flash—though only her voice has appeared on the latter.
Deadpool is set to release sometime in early 2016, which would put it in theaters ahead of the next major X-Men installment, X-Men: Apocalypse, debuting on May 27, 2016.