Following the first look at Zazie Beetz as Domino, Ryan Reynolds revealed the photos of Josh Brolin as Cable from Deadpool 2.
Ryan Reynolds took to twitter to unveil two photos giving us the first look at Josh Brolin as Nathan Summers / Cable with caption: “We all have that one, grumpy, heavily armed Uncle from the future. #PremiumCABLE #JoshBrolin,” check out the images below!
In comics, Cable (Nathan Summers) is commonly in association with X-Force and the X-Men. The character made its first appearance as a newborn infant in Uncanny X-Men #201 (Jan. 1986) created by writer Chris Claremont.
Cable’s adult identity was created by writer Louise Simonson and artist/co-writer Rob Liefeld, making his first appeared in The New Mutants #87 (March 1990).
Nathan Summers is the biological son of the X-Man Cyclops (Scott Summers) and Madelyne Pryor (Jean Grey’s clone), the “half” brother of Rachel Summers and Nate Grey, and the genetic template of Stryfe.
He is from a possible future timeline, having been transported as an infant to the future, where he grew into a warrior, before returning to the present.
Principal photography on the sequel under the working title “Love Machine” began on June 17, 2017 at Hatley Castle in British Columbia, Canada – which is portrayed as the X-Mansion in the X-Men film series.
Filming is expected to last in Vancouver until October 2017.
The film is being directed by David Leitch from a script by Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick.
Ryan Reynolds leads the cast as Wade Wilson / Deadpool that includes Morena Baccarin as Vanessa, T.J. Miller as Weasel, Leslie Uggams as Blind Al, Brianna Hildebrand as Negasonic Teenage Warhead, Stefan Kapičić as the voice of Colossus, Zazie Beetz as Neena Thurman / Domino, Josh Brolin as Nathan Summers / Cable, and Jack Kesy as Black Tom Cassidy.
Additionally, Karan Soni returns as the taxi driver Dopinder from the first film and Shioli Kutsuna is cast in an undisclosed role.
Production handled by Reynolds, Simon Kinberg and Lauren Shuler Donner.