Deadpool 2: Rob Liefeld Meets Cable in Set Photo
Comic creatorA�Rob Liefeld met Josh Brolina��s CableA�in an all-newA�photo from the set ofA�Deadpool 2.A�The writer, the mind behind Cablea��s creation and co-creator of Deadpool with writer Fabien Nicieza, has been heavily involved inA�Deadpool 2,A�posting regular Instagram and Twitter updates about the sequel toA�Deadpool.
Deadpool 2A�has a lot to live up to since its predecessor remains the highest grossing R-rated comic book adaptation of all time.A�SinceA�DeadpoolA�brokeA�numerous box office records,A�the only way Fox could top its success was with the introduction of a major fan-favorite character like Cable. Thankfully, according to Liefeld, Cable clearly lives up to the hype.
Liefeld took toA�InstagramA�to enthuse about the casting choice made by director David Leitch, calling Brolin one of his favorite actors as well asA�a�?one of the most talented actors of all of space and time.a�?A�Liefeld is clearly excited by what Brolina��s performance has to offer. His post, indicating that he had seen Brolin in action, teased the actora��s commitment went beyond his physical transformation and that he hadA�a�?found the voicea�?A�that would please fans of the comic books Liefeld had created. Liefeld went on to call Brolina��s casting on par with the decision to pair Ryan Reynolds and Deadpool, a match made in heaven for comic fans. His excitement was infectious, easily hyping his followers up for the film and the iconic team-up between the characters.
Cablea��s origin story is probably one of the most complex in comics, however, and the pressure is on for Fox andA�Deadpool 2A�to deliver a film that lives up to the gleeful insanity ofA�Deadpool. Cable and Deadpool will also be a part of Foxa��sA�X-Men plans moving forward.A�The casting search for Cable was one of the most frantic in history for comic book fans, many of whom might be asking if Brolina��s Cable can live up to the hype.
Everything about Brolina��s performance, however, seems to indicate that the actor approached Cable with both gravitas and a deep respect for the material. From his physical transformation to this final blessing from Cablea��s creator, all that remains is forA�Deadpool 2A�to hit theaters so that fans can make the final call.