Fan theories have the young New Zealander portraying a variation of Hope Summers, Kid Apocalypse or Firefist, on account of his pyrokinetic abilities. Now, however, thanks to a brand new trailer denoting that advance tickets for the pic will go on sale this Thursday, there’s been a significant break in the case.
At one moment in the teaser, Wade Wilson, the titular foul-mouthed mercenary portrayed by Ryan Reynolds, refers to Dennison’s character as Russell. Now, assuming that the film will take characters directly from the comic books, which they’ve been doing for a majority of the roles thus far, the Russell in question is…drumroll please, Firefist, Aka Russell Collins.
For those unfamiliar with him,