‘Deadpool 2’: Josh Brolin To Play Cable; Fans Excited To See New Look By Dipannita | Apr 17, 2017 10:58 PM EDT Josh Brolin will be essaying Cable in "Deadpool 2" and now fans are excited to watch him in the role. Though some are doubtful of his ability to carry off the character, a lot of his fans are excited to see his new look and how he portrays the cybernetic character. In a surprise revelation, it was announced that Josh Brolin will be playing Cable in "Deadpool 2" and ever since the announcement, fans are speculating about the choice. According to Comicbook, Brolin is a surprising choice to play the character. Even fans are not sure if he would be able to justify his selection but they are excited to see him playing the time-traveling mutant. The plus point with Brolin is that he has a rugged look and thus, he seems like a suitable choice. Notably, Brolin shares an association with Marvel Cinematic Universe as he has played villain Thanos and will be reprising the role in two upcoming movies. So, it would be interesting to see how he looks as Cable in "Deadpool 2." For the sake of fans, BossLogic has come up with exclusive looks of the superhero and the visuals show him wearing strapped yellow pants and sporting cropped grey hair. Watch video For those who do not know, Cable is the son of Scott Summers and also goes by the name of Nathan Summers. He was infected with a technological virus when he was a child and the virus was so lethal that it threatened his existence. To save him, his father sent him to the future and Nathan learnt how to use his telekinetic powers to control his disease. He came to be known as Cable after he adopted the name to fight off villains like Apocalypse. He also created a military group of mutants called X-Force. It is worth mentioning here that "Deadpool 2" stars Ryan Reynolds and is being directed by David Leitch.