14 Actors Who Were Considered to Play Cable in Deadpool 2 Before Josh Brolin

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Everyone’s favorite antihero is back and better than ever — Deadpool 2 is now in theaters! Honestly, we’re not sure if we were most impressed with the action & effects, the humor or just Ryan Reynolds in general. Whatever the case, the movie was FREAKING AWESOME.

What helped, this time around, was that Josh Brolin portrayed the villain (well… for a good amount of the production) Cable (a.k.a. Nathan Summers). The Oscar-nominated actor killed it… literally.

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But did you know he was far from the first person to be considered for the part? At least 14 other big-name actors were reportedly in the running. How crazy is that?! To find out who, you know what you need to do: