Deadpool Star Ryan Reynolds Jokes About Josh Brolin Playing Cable In Sequel

"You can't play 2 characters in the same universe!"


It was revealed this week that the role of Cable in the upcoming Deadpool 2 will be played by Josh Brolin. Now Deadpool actor Ryan Reynolds has taken to Twitter to reveal his thoughts about Brolin's casting, and he's not too impressed. Check out Reynolds' tweet below:

As many fans have pointed out, Brolin is now playing two Marvel characters--Cable, and Thanos in the upcoming Avengers: Infinity War. However, it seems that Reynolds is less bothered about this, and more concerned with the less famous (but definitely "true") links between Brolin's gritty 2015 thriller Sicario and the 1996 teen comedy Sabrina the Teenage Witch, which co-starred a young Reynolds.

The casting of Cable had been the subject of much speculation over the past few months. Michael Shannon, Stranger Things' David Harbour, and Brad Pitt were all rumored to be in the running.

Rob Liefeld and Louise Simonson created Cable, describing him to The Hollywood Reporter as "the opposite of Deadpool: a man who is a leader and used to being obeyed, who is very controlled but with an aura of simmering violence." X-Men fans know him as the son of Cyclops, and a hero in his own right, and now one that will get his own live-action interpretation.

Deadpool 2 will also feature Domino, played by Atlanta star Zazie Beetz. There's no release date yet, but filming is reported to start in Vancouver this June.

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