Ryan ReynoldsJosh Brolin If audiences thought Deadpool was about as funny as a superhero movie could get, they’re in for a pleasant surprise when it comes to the sequel. Actor Josh Brolin, who will be introduced as the time-travelling mutant soldier Cable in Deadpool 2, says he believes the sequel is even funnier than the first film. Ryan Reynolds will return as Wade Wilson, a.k.a. Deadpool, the Merc with a Mouth. Deadpool 2 currently has a 4.09 out of 5 ComicBook.