Deadpool’s Right! Keira Knightley Really Would Make an Excellent Cable

If you haven’t yet seen Deadpool, avert your eyes from the following spoiler! OK, ready? In the instantly-iconic post-credits sequence, Deadpool promises his adoring public that Deadpool 2: Back in the Pool is going to feature Cable, the time-traveling son of Scott Summers and Madeline Pryor. He suggests casting possibilities, starting with the obvious choices of Mel Gibson and Dolph Lundgren, but quickly veering into the wackier choice of Keira Knightley. And thanks to Deadpool fan BossLogic, we can now see just how much Ms. Knightley could own the role—click through to see the full poster!

Are your eyes ready?

Are you sure? Check with them and make sure, this is pretty epic.

Keira Knightley at Cable

See? And just think of all the fourth-wall-breaking Jane Austen references we’d get! And she and ‘pool could watch Love Actually together! The possibilities are endless.

UPDATE!

Actor Stephen Lang, best known as Colonel Miles Quaritch in Avatar, has begun actively campaigning for the role of Cable. Since we live in the future, his campaign has begun with a Tweet in which he says, “Let’s lay some CABLE. You know I want it.” He also lays some Shakespeare on us. And once again, artist BossLogic has sprung into action, giving us this image:

StephenLangasCable

[via CinemaBlend!]

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