Robert Liefeld Wants Jon Hamm To Play Cable

Robert Liefeld Wants Jon Hamm To Play Cable

If Deadpool performs well at the box office, could Cable turn up in the sequel? Could the character turn up in X-Men: Apocalypse? If any of these prove true, co-creator Robert Liefeld wants Mad Men's Jon Hamm to play him. Could you see Don Draper as the futuristic commando?

The production and creative teams working on Deadpool and X-Men: Apocalypse are already fielding questions about Cable even though neither film has been released in theaters. While they won't confirm if the time-traveling mutant appears in X-Men: Apocalypse or is in line to join Deadpool in sequel, co-creator Robert liefeld took to twitter during the Golden Globe Awards to reveal his personal pick to play Nathan Summer.


Created in 1990's The New Mutants #86, Cable has been a member of The New Mutants, X-Force, X-Men and Avengers. Cable is actually the son of fellow X-Men, Cyclops and Jean Grey. A mutant, Cable possesses awesome telepathic and telekinetic abilities abilities that are hamstrung by his constant need to subdue the techno-organic infection always present on his left arm. The character has been featured in several Marvel video games and received a guest arc on the animated 90's X-Men series. The character has yet to make a live-action appearance in the X-Men films.
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