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Pierce Brosnan Dispels Rumors of Being Cast as Cable for ‘Deadpool 2’

There have been a lot of rumors and theories thrown out recently about who will be cast as the iconic, time-traveling mutant Cable for Deadpool 2.  In the first movie, Wade Wilson did mention such a character joining the cast at the end of the post-credits stinger.  A flurry of names have floated around including Brad Pitt to David Harbour from Stranger Things.  And just last night, one specific star has cleared up such rumor.

On Jimmy Kimmel Live, Pierce Brosnan has clarified that he is in fact not currently slated to play the role of Cable in the upcoming ”

Deadpool 2 movie. What sparked this rumor began with a recent photograph that went viral featuring Hugh Jackman, Pierce Brosnan, and Ryan Reynolds.  Fans reckoned this was hinting that Brosnan would be joining the cast of Deadpool 2 as Cable.  However, on Kimmel’s show, Brosnan confirmed that is not the case.

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“[It’s] not true.  Nothing’s come my way yet… It’s completely made up,” says Brosnan while also claiming, “I don’t lie.”

So while he has, as of now, shot off any rumors that he has been cast as Cable, there may be a chance in the near future that he could possibly be cast should anything “go his way.”

Watch Brosnan’s interview on Jimmy Kimmel Live here, and see for yourselves.

Who do you think should be cast for Cable?  Tell us in the comments below!

Source: Comic Book Resources

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