Deadpool 2: Hellboy's Ron Perlman really wants to play Cable too

Ever since Deadpool's post-credits scene made it clear that Cable would be showing up in Deadpool 2, there has been no shortage of actors expressing interest in playing the time-travelling mutant. The latest to throw his hat in the ring is Hellboy star Ron Perlman, who took to Instagram to make a case for why he'd be perfect for the role.

Check it out below...

Or hair. I'm the only one with #Cable's friggin HAIR!

A photo posted by @perlmutations on May 17, 2016 at 6:20pm PDT

Even my fave artist got into the fray...

A photo posted by @perlmutations on May 17, 2016 at 8:59pm PDT

If we're talking about looks alone, Perlman's spiky white hair would make him a shoo-in for Cable. The actor is no stranger to comic book movies either; in addition to Hellboy, Perlman also starred in the excellent Blade II and has had numerous voice roles in DC's animated cartoons. When you add that to his considerable geek cred, Perlman is more than a viable candidate for Cable. Here's hoping Tim Miller feels the same way. 

Directed by Tim Miller and starring Ryan Reynolds, Deadpool 2 is yet to be assigned a release date.

Images: FX

Amon Warmann

Amon is a contributing editor and columnist for Empire magazine, but is also a Film and TV writer for GamesRadar+, Total Film, and others. He has also written for NME, Composer Mag, and more, along with being a film critic for TalkSport. He is also the co-host of the Fade to Black Podcast, and a video mashup creator. Can also do a pretty good Bane impersonation.