As production continues on the upcoming Deadpool 2, star Ryan Reynolds has debuted first look photos of Josh Brolin as Cable, along with the tagline, “We all have that one, grumpy, heavily armed Uncle from the future. #PremiumCable #MaximumAsshole.” Check out both photos in the gallery below!
John Wick‘s David Leitch is directing the 20th Century Fox followup from a screenplay by Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick. Ryan Reynolds is again serving as a producer on Deadpool 2 alongside X-Men franchise caretakers Simon Kinberg and Lauren Shuler Donner.
Ryan Reynolds is set to reprise his role as the Merc with a Mouth alongside Zazie Beetz as the luck-manipulating mutant Domino and Josh Brolin as Cable, the time-traveling son of the X-Men’s Cyclops. Jack Kesy (The Strain, Baywatch) is attached to play the film’s central villain, which, while unconfirmed, is rumored to be Irish mutant Black Tom Cassidy. Japanese actress Shioli Kutsuna and Julian Dennison (Hunt for the Wilderpeople) have also joined the film in mystery roles.
Other stars returning from the first Deadpool include Leslie Uggams as Blind Al, Morena Baccarin as Vanessa, Brianna Hildebrand as Negasonic Teenage Warhead, and Stefan Kapicic as the voice of Colossus.
Deadpool 2 is set to debut in theaters on June 1, 2018.
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