Avatar's Stephen Lang Officially Bows Out Of Deadpool 2

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By Bayani Miguel Acebedo | More Articles Star Wars nerd. Toy collector. Occasional Cosplayer.
March 16, 2017  03:45 PM



Ever since fans pointed out that he would be perfect for the role, Stephen Lang (Avatar) has been campaigning for the role of Nathan Summers a.k.a. Cable in Deadpool 2. He honestly looks the part, but it looks like he’s bowing out of the running because his schedule is full for the year.

Lang wrote on his Twitter:

 

A lot of actors are actually considered for the role of Cable, and the names that have popped up so far are David Harbour, Russell Crowe, Kyle Chandler, Ron Perlman, Liam Neeson, and Pierce Brosnan. Shame they had to pass on Lang though. At 64-years-old, he is one buff old man.

Deadpool 2 is still in pre-production stages, so no official synopsis has been revealed for the movie. What we do know so far is that it will be directed by John Wick’s David Leitch, Ryan Reynolds will return with Zazie Beetz playing Domino, and the movie is set for a release early next year.

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Bayani Miguel Acebedo is a pop-culture dork. When he's not scouring the internet for news on the latest movies and games, he's building Star Wars model kits and playing Overwatch. He's a huge Star Wars geek, and his favorite X-Wing pilot is Jek Porkins. He likes Kevin Smith and Jared Hess movies, and he also does cosplay. What a nerd.
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