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Deadpool 2 trailer features Cable, a frying pan fight, action figures, and a Superman mustache joke

Cable is here and he is so not ready to be Wade Wilson's best friend in the newest trailer for Deadpool 2 (opens in new tab). This doesn't mean Fox has finally settled down and made a normal trailer for a Deadpool movie; the meta-commentary continues as Deadpool complains that the visual effects for Cable's robotic arm aren't finished yet - including a jab at the Justice League movie's questionable mustache removal technique (opens in new tab).

There's still a lot more Actual Movie in this teaser than that bizarre 'wet on wet' Bob Ross parody trailer (opens in new tab), though, which… I mean, I guess it's a good thing. But I think I might like all the weird non-sequitur skits even more than seeing a bunch of action-packed scenes from the movie strung together to a throbbing soundtrack.

Still, I can't complain about getting a proper, moving-images introduction to Josh Brolin as Cable, and a much better look at Zazie Beetz as Domino. New director David Leitch, director of Atomic Blonde and co-director of John Wick, has done a deft job of punching up the action as well. The original movie wasn't lacking in spectacle - that car crash fight scene remains a pinnacle of superhero cinema - but now the sequel has a fair shot at outdoing it.

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (opens in new tab) fans should really appreciate how well Deadpool puts a frying pan to use in close-range combat, for example. Wade Wilson makes it to the top 10 of every match.

Deadpool 2 is scheduled to debut on May 16, 2018. While you're waiting for the wisecracking-est merc to hit cinemas once again, make sure you read the official Deadpool 2 plot synopsis that almost certainly has nothing to do with the actual movie (opens in new tab)

I got a BA in journalism from Central Michigan University - though the best education I received there was from CM Life, its student-run newspaper. Long before that, I started pursuing my degree in video games by bugging my older brother to let me play Zelda on the Super Nintendo. I've previously been a news intern for GameSpot, a news writer for CVG, and now I'm a staff writer here at GamesRadar.