Stephen Lang Is Gunning For Cable In The Next Deadpool Movie

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Spoiler warning! If you've been following Deadpool news or stuck around for the after-credits scene, you know that Cable will appear in the sequel. Now we wait on baited breath to find who will play the powerful mutant with a messiah complex.

When you ask, "Who should play Cable?" some people might say Liam Neeson or Jon Hamm, but more often than not they say... Stephen Lang. The silver fox, best known for his roles in Avatar and Terra Nova, is a dead ringer for the X-Force founder.

Fans clearly want Lang to get the role, but is the feeling mutual? You bet it is!

"Let's lay some CABLE. You know I want it," Lang tweeted. "This is pre-training. Thanks for spreading the word. #Deadpool" Check out the photo below that accompanied his tweet.

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If you're not familiar with the character or you need a refresher, this is the perfect time to check out our new article "Deadpool Movie: Who Is Cable?"

Based upon Marvel Comics’ most unconventional anti-hero, DEADPOOL tells the origin story of former Special Forces operative turned mercenary Wade Wilson, who after being subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers, adopts the alter ego Deadpool. Armed with his new abilities and a dark, twisted sense of humor, Deadpool hunts down the man who nearly destroyed his life.

Deadpool hits theaters on Feb. 12, 2016.