(Anti-)hero alarm at CCON | COMIC CON STUTTGART… Colossus actor Stefan Kapicic from the hit movie Deadpool comes to Stuttgart.
Born in Germany, the Serbian actor Kapicic studied at the “Academy of Dramatic Arts”, one of Europe’s most prestigious acting schools, and has since played more than 70 roles in theatre, film and television. After his feature film debut in 2003, he was awarded Best Newcomer at the “Nish Film Festival”. With such a successful debut, Kapicic went on to star in films such as The Cordon, Street Walker, Free Fall, and Tears for Sale.
Though film stands as his most passionate, his small screen credits include David Mamet’s The Unit, Ridley Scott’s Numb3rs, and NBC’s The Event. As a European actor, his European television credits include Ordinary People, Vratice Se Rode, and Stella. Alongside film and television, Kapicic’s love for the stage has seen successful feats, appearing in over 50 plays including Merchant of Venice by W. Shakespeare, Death by Woody Allen, and Hasan Aga’s Wife, directed by Award Winning director Jagos Markovic. Kapicic has often been described as astonishing with regard to his stage presence.
Standing at an astounding 1,93 m and having the ability to speak nine different languages, Stefan Kapicic has become an ideal candidate for the portrayal of certain characters. In 2016, Kapicic appeared in the record-breaking feature film Deadpool, as the physically imposing Colossus. Directed by Tim Miller, he starred alongside Ryan Reynolds American anti-hero, bringing a much dryer sense of humor often neglected by the X-Men franchise.
Stefan Kapicic is set to reprise his role as Colossus in the highly anticipated Deadpool sequel in 2018.