The comedian said she wished she had worded the post better.
James Norton, Aidan Turner and Idris Elba have also been tipped for the spy role.
The Channel 4 drama will be directed by Toby Haynes.
Ryan Reynolds plays the title role in Deadpool 2.
The actor has spoken of running his own production company, too.
Netfilx has posted a behind-the-scenes video on social media.
The comedian known as “America’s Dad” was convicted of drugging and molesting a woman – one of dozens of accusers.
The comedian was criticized on social media for the unflattering nature of the portrait.
She said David Tennant was her favourite Doctor.
The six-part series will be shown on BBC One later this year.