FEATURE: Mutants We Want To See In Future ‘Deadpool’, ‘X-Force’ and ‘Cable’ Movies

Aug 23, 2016



Deadpool being such a huge success for 20th Century Fox has lead to the fast-tracking of it’s sequel and the casting of his partner Cable. Leading to a potential solo franchise for Cable,  along with X-Force films on the horizon. Given that these are mostly going to be R-rated films they likely won’t be including a lot of mainstream X-Men characters, not to confuse general audiences.

As we’ve seen with Colossus, Tim Miller isn’t afraid to reboot Singer’s characters and we could see him overhaul more established mutants in the future.

Here are a bunch of X-Men characters (some very obscure) we’d like to see included into the Deadpool universe and who should play them.

A lot of these characters won’t likely be used in things like the mainstream X-Men films along with New Mutants. But, it’s possible we could be seeing some of the characters I’ve listed in upcoming films like Wolverine 3 or Gambit and could easily crossover into the Deadpool, Cable and X-Force movies.



  • Laura Kinney aka X-23/Wolverine
  • Christopher Nord aka Maverick
  • Charlie-Cluster 7 aka Fantomex
  • James Jonathan Proudstar aka Warpath
  • Wanda Wilson aka Lady Deadpool
  • Gwenpool
  • Shatterstar
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  • Sofia Boutella (Kingsman, The Mummy, Star Trek Beyond) as X-23
  • Matt Bomer (The Nice Guys, Magic Mike, American Horror Story) as Maverick
  • Matthias Schoenaerts (Bullhead, Rust and Bone, Disorder) as Fantomex
  • Alison Brie (Mad Men, Community, Five-Year Engagement) as Lady Deadpool/Gwenpool
  • Jesse Williams (Cabin In The Woods, Butler, Brooklyn’s Finest) as Shatterstar
  • Martin Sensmeier (Westworld, Wind River, Magnificent Seven) as Warpath



  • Dr. Nathaniel Essex aka Mister Sinister and The Nasty Boys
  • Arkady Rossovich aka Omega Red and The Omega Clan
  • Yuriko Oyama aka Lady Deathstrike
  • St. John Allerdyce aka Pyro
  • Madelyne Pryor aka The Goblin Queen
  • Gideon and The Externals
  • Bernard Hoyster aka Sluggo


  • Ben Mendelsohn (Animal Kingdom, Rogue One, Bloodline) as Sinister
  • Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (Headhunters, Game of Thrones, Shot Caller) as Omega Red
  • Bingbing Li  (Nest, Snow Flower, Forbidden Kingdom) as Lady Deathstrike
  • Joseph Gilgun (Lockout, Preacher, Misfits) as Pyro
  • Eva Green (Penny Dreadful, Sin City 2, Casino Royale) as Goblin Queen
  • Demián Bichir (Hateful Eight, Machete Kills, Alien: Covenant) as Gideon
  • Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson (Kickboxer: Retaliation, Game of Thrones) as Sluggo
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  • Nijo Minamiyori aka Agent X
  • Bob
  • G.W. Bridge
  • Theodore Winchester aka Grizzly
  • Shard
  • Xi’an Chi Xan
  • Timothy Fitzgerald aka Skullfire
  • Veil
  • Black Raazer
  • Shakti Haddad aka Cerebra


  • Randall Park (Fresh Off The Boat, The Interview, Veep) as Agent X
  • Thomas Middleditch (Silicon Valley, Wolf of Wall Street, The Bronze) as Bob
  • Terry Crews (Brooklyn 99, Gamer, Expendables) as G.W. Bridge
  • Vince Vaughn (True Detective, Hacksaw Ridge, Swingers) as Grizzly
  • Sonequa Martin-Green (The Good Wife, The Walking Dead) as Shard
  • Iko Uwais (The Raid, The Raid 2, Force Awakens) as Xi’an Chi Xan
  • Luke Bracey (Hacksaw Ridge, November Man) as Skullfire
  • Nazanin Boniadi (Homeland, Scandal, How I Met Your Mother, Iron Man) as Veil
  • Fares Fares (Zero Dark Thirty, Safe House, Tyrant) as Black Raazer
  • Priyanka Chopra (Quantico, Baywatch) as Cerebra
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