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'Deadpool' director teases Cable's pivotal role in the Sequel

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It's been clear for some time that Cable is one particular character that the team behind Deadpool want to play with come the now greenlit sequel. The post-credits scene for the film itself all but confirmed a follow-up.

While Cable's comic book presence is enough of a reason to warrant his presence in the upcoming film, his reason for being there extends to a need for Deadpool to have a new character to play off of.

"Why he was put together with Deadpool, it's the same reason we had Colossus; he's a straight man. And I think Deadpool needs a straight man. Cable is the ultimate, archetypal, silent, strong and cynical warrior, which Deadpool is not," Tim Miller told IGN.

It seems like a rather thin reason to include a fan-favourite character, but there's no doubt that the creatives and the studio will make it work and do justice to Cable at the same time.

Source: Cinemablend

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