Josh Brolin Says Deadpool Sequel is Even Funnier Than the First

Posted 07/17/2017 3694 0

When sitting down to speak with Good Morning America, the actor teased the Deadpool sequel.


Brolin was cast to play the immensely popular Cable in the R-rated sequel to the successful 2016 movie. Since Deadpool has a tendency to get meta, Brolin was asked in a recent interview with Good Morning America whether or not Cable ever mentions Thanos and here is what he said:

“Not yet, but I may. It’s not that I don’t break the fourth wall. There’s a lot of stuff going on in Deadpool that’s very surprising, and that will be very satisfying when you see it.”

Brolin also mentioned that the sequel is going to be even funnier than the original film.

“To me, it’s even funnier than the first one. When they asked me to do it, I was like ‘I’m doing the Thanos thing right now, and should I do it?’ And my wife just said ‘Read it. Why are you even thinking? Just read it.’ And I read it and I laughed harder than I’ve laughed in a very long time. So it’s funny. Cable can be very funny. He can be a lot of things, but he can also be very funny.”

David Leitch will direct the sequel, taking over for original Deadpool director Tim Miller. Fox is reportedly aiming for a June start of production in Vancouver. Ryan Reynolds will return as Wade Wilson, a.k.a. Deadpool, the Merc with a Mouth. For the sequel, he'll be joined by Josh Brolin as Cable. Cable was co-created by Deadpool creator Rob Liefeld and Louise Simonson. He has often been paired with Deadpool as his grim, serious demeanor serves as the perfect foil to Deadpool's crude and zany humor. The duo headlined an ongoing comic book series, Cable & Deadpool, for 50 issues.

Atlanta star Zazie Beetz has also been cast in Deadpool 2. She will play Domino, a mutant with probability manipulation abilities that endows her with improbably good luck. In the Marvel Comics Universe, Domino was a member of Cable's mercenary crew, Six Pack, and one of his early love interests.

Deadpool 2 has been set for release on June 1st, next year, and currently finds itself sandwiched between Josh Boone’s New Mutants (April 13th) and X-Men: Dark Phoenix (November 2nd, 2018).