Deadpool 2 could happen with Cable

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 16 February 2016
Simon Kinberg at X-Men premiere

Simon Kinberg

'Deadpool' and 'X-Men' producer Simon Kinberg wants a 'Deadpool' sequel which features Cable

Simon Kinberg says a 'Deadpool' sequel is possible with Cable joining the franchise.

The producer of the first ever R-rated Marvel Comics superhero film 'Deadpool' - which stars Ryan Reynolds in the titular role as the wise-cracking character - wants another film to be made following the success of the new film, which has just hit cinemas.

Kinberg thinks addition of the time-travelling mutant Cable - Deadpool's friend and foe in the comic books - would be perfect for another movie which could focus on alternative X-Men squad the X-Force.

Speaking during a Q&A at Collider's exclusive IMAX screening of 'Deadpool', Kinberg - who has produced many of the 'X-Men' movies - said: "I think there are some stories that could be R-rated. I don't know what they are, I mean I think the mainline X-Men movies have their own tone, which is a more operatic tone. It's more dramatic, it is more PG-13 in a way. 'X-Force' I could see being R-rated, and who knows?"

Reynolds has previously admitted making an X-Force movie is his number one "priority".

The 39-year-old actor's dream would be to bring Marvel Comics' militant mutant superhero squad X-Force, which has at times featured Wolverine, Psylocke and Colossus among many other characters, to the big screen.

He said: "In the future, if we're doing a bunch more 'Deadpool' movies, we're really going to explore the X-Men a lot. And maybe X-Force. X-Force is my priority. I really want to get that in."

Deadpool has a long history with X Force, having first appeared in their original Marvel comic book series New Mutants from 1991.

Deadpool 2

  • 4 stars
  • 2018
  • US
  • 1h 59min
  • 15
  • Directed by: David Leitch
  • Cast: Ryan Reynolds, Josh Brolin, Zazie Beetz, Morena Baccarin

When tragedy splinters Wade Wilson’s own life, it takes a meeting with a mutant kid (Dennison) and vengeful cyborg Cable (Brolin) to renew his sense of purpose. Filthy, ferocious and funny, it surpasses its predecessor by doubling down on the gleeful self-awareness and excess; the whole cast shines, and the climax is…

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