Colossus To Stay In Metal Form For The Entirety Of "Deadpool"
When asked if Colossus's motion capture presented any challenges, Greg Lasalle (Colossus's facial performer) revealed that Colossus will be in his metal form for the duration of the movie. Lasalle stated, "Well actually, this film he's only in his metal form. I don't know if you knew that. So you won't see a human form of Colossus in Deadpool, only the CG version. So, that actually keeps it simpler for performing."
Lasalle went on to explain why his motion capture performance wasn't very difficult. "What we're able to do with motion capture is just let the cameras roll, and you don't have to worry about lighting and resetting sets or explosions or anything. Just loop the clips, or keep the audio, and then you just lean to [Director Tim] Miller, and Tim is just like: 'Okay, make him more angry No, make him more like he's trying to convince. No, what are we doing here?' That sort of thing. You get to do a dozen or so takes, one after another, you just keep going and going and then you're flushing out what's actually going on," said Lasalle.
Deadpool hits theaters on February 12th.