Leslie Uggams Cast as Blind Al for "Deadpool"

Announced via her own website, actress Leslie Uggams has been cast as Blind Al in the upcoming Fox Studios film "Deadpool."

A former World War II UK intelligence agent, Blind Al and the Merc with a Mouth form a strange mentor/friend relationship after Deadpool is hired to assassinate her and kills everyone else at the base she's stationed at instead.

Starring Ryan Reynolds, directed by Tim Miller and written by Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick, "Deadpool" is scheduled for release on Feb. 12, 2016.

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