The guy who plays Thanos in the Marvel Cinematic Universe was recently revealed to be joining Ryan Reynolds's "Deadpool" franchise for the sequel (and beyond). Cable is a Marvel character in the "X-Men" universe, and apparently it's going to take a lot of work to get Brolin ready for the role.
The actor shared a couple of photos of his face mold process, tagging "Deadpool" makeup artist Bill Corso:
Yikes. Gotta love the casual people in the background, not even paying attention as this superhero is painstakingly created -- without the actor able to breathe or eat "more effin cookies." Pain don't hurt! Besides, Brolin is used to this bizarre process from his prep to play Thanos.
Here's a look at Cable/Nathan Summers, from Marvel.com:
When The Hollywood Reporter announced Brolin as the surprise pick as Cable (considering his current major-ish role in the MCU), they said his deal was for four films.
"Deadpool 2" is expected to arrive, with much NSFW-fanfare, in 2018. Production was looking at a June 2017 start in Vancouver.
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