Josh Brolin Prefers Playing Thanos Over Cable

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Josh Brolin is the actor behind two of the most anticpated comic book characters coming to screen this month—Thanos (Avengers: Infinity War) and Cable (Deadpool 2)—but fans are curious on which character he actually enjoys playing more. According to Brolin, he much prefers playing the Mad Titan over the time-travelling mutant.

Talking to Total Film Magazine (via ComicBookMovie), Brolin explains:


"Look, I really like doing Cable, and it's practical. But I think if I was to have a preference, it'd be Thanos, just because my expectation was pretty low, given that I just thought I was a prop. And it was quite the opposite, having seen enough of the movie and realised how cutting edge this technical process is, y'know? I was watching me. I was watching every twitch, every blink. I was watching my eyes. My actions. I was living through my intentions. At the beginning, before I said yes, I called Mark Ruffalo and I said, 'What do you think of this?' He was like, 'It's going to be really uncomfortable in the beginning, and then you see the movie, and you'll just be absolutely blown away by the stuff you were doing.' And that was then. They made huge leaps and bounds in mo-cap territory since then. There's nothing not authentic about it."

It's going to be very interesting to see what the Russo Brothers have planned for Thanos as they have confirmed that he will be having the most screentime besides Chris Hemsworth's Thor. Hopefully Thanos finally breaks the mold when it comes to Marvel villains and gives us a character worth remembering.

As for Cable, people are still excited to see him appear, and he's been hyped up ever since the post-credits scene of the first Deadpool film. Brolin absolutely kicks ass in all the trailers, and I'm sure everyone will be comparing him to Thanos by the time the film comes out in May.

Avengers: infinity War comes out April 27 while Deadpool 2 hits theaters May 18.

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