GOTHAM Actress Lands Female Lead in DEADPOOL Chris Salce Featured February 18, 2015 According to THR, Gotham‘s Morena Baccarin has landed the female role in the highly-anticipated Deadpool film. Baccarin will play Ryan Reynolds’ love interest in the film. This past weekend, it was announced that MMA star turned actress, Gina Carano had joined the film to play the mutant Angel Dust. Baccarin currently stars on Fox’s hit TV show Gotham as Dr. Leslie Thompkins, Jim Gordon’s love interest and as the voice of Gideon on CW’s hit series The Flash. Deadpool is being directed by Tim Miller and will hit theaters Feb. 12, 2016.