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'Deadpool 2' Will Announce Cable Casting Soon, More Obscure Comic Characters Coming Too

'Deadpool 2' Will Announce Cable Casting Soon, More Obscure Comic Characters Coming Too
From Slashfilm - March 20, 2017

Production on Deadpool 2 is supposed to begin this summer for a release on 2018, but were still waiting for some of the major pieces of the sequel to fall into place, or at least be announced by 20th Century Fox and Ryan Reynolds.

Atlanta star Zazie Beetz was recently confirmed to play Domino, a mutant mercenary and a member of X-Force, the mutant crew who takes on missions of their own with a more militant and aggressive approach towards their enemies. However, fans are still eagerly waiting to see who will play the time traveling X-Force leader known as Cable, and it sounds like well find out soon.

Furthermore, in addition to the arrival of X-Force members like Cable and Domino, writers Paul Wernick and Rhett Reese promise that Marvel Comics fans will get to see some more obscure mutants popping up. Find out more about these Deadpool 2 characters after the jump.

The Casting of Cable

First up, with regards to the casting of Cable, a cavalcade of names have been linked to the role with contenders like Stephen Lang, Dolph Lundgren and most recently David Harbour being mentioned. There have even been rumors that Pierce Brosnan could end up playing Cable as well. The good news is we wont have to wait much longer to find out who ends up with the role.

Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick spoke with ComicBook.com while talking about their new movie Life, and the duo said:

An announcement will be coming very soon. Were gonna go into production in the next couple of months and cast announcements will be coming fast and furious.

More Mutants Entering the Mix

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