There are a ton of X-Men characters that have made it onto the big screen, Cyclops, Wolverine, Storm, Colossus, and next month we’ll add Deadpool to the list. *(X-Men Origins: Wolverine Deadpool doesn’t count, no red suit and sown shut mouth wasn’t Deadpool, just some fevered dream that went terribly wrong… best forgotten and left buried.) Even with all the X-Men we’ve seen so far, there’s still a bunch of fan favorites that need some big screen treatments, Channing Tatum’s Gambit starts shooting this week, but we’ve already seen Gambit. Cable is really the big X-Men character missing for many fans. Cable’s creator Rob Liefeld shared his thoughts on who should play the role on the silver screen last night during the Golden Globes.
Here’s Liefeld’s Golden Globe tweet:
— TheWrap (@TheWrap) January 11, 2016
How bad ass would that be. While Hamm is terrific playing the comedic, wacky characters when he does guest appearances on other shows, he’s a perfect straight man for Ryan Reynolds. Just imagine the two together and you can see the possibilities. It’s time for Jon Hamm to don his super suit and Cable is a great fit for him. A man out of time on a mission to save the future.
What do you think of this casting choice? If not Hamm then who? Let us know in the comments section below.