Could Bruce Willis pull of Cable on the big screen?

#1 Posted by The Crimson Nutcase (813 posts) - - Show Bio

Just saw a post of Reynolds talking DP future movie idea's. Where he mentioned possibly Cable or Black Tom as the villain. I think Bruce willis could pull of Cable...What do you guys think? Comment your thoughts, idea's, etc.

#2 Posted by [fade] (102 posts) - - Show Bio

I think he is just too old now.

#3 Posted by Hawk (15833 posts) - - Show Bio

YEs.....good one.

#4 Posted by Virago (1005 posts) - - Show Bio

yeah... but his voice is a bit =\ for being cable. i imagine it to be much more... i dunno, morgan freeman-like.

#5 Posted by SUNMAN (7140 posts) - - Show Bio

yeah he is a good actor

#6 Posted by G'bandit (13689 posts) - - Show Bio

Na, he is a bit too bald for Cable, and putting a wig on might draw attention from "Wow I can believe how good is he's acting" to "Look its a wig!"



I think Jean Claude Van Dame would do good as cable.







#7 Posted by Chaos Prime (10842 posts) - - Show Bio

BW easily could pull this role off as hes a quality actor.
As for V.D.no he couldnt...

#8 Posted by Lord's Angel (1093 posts) - - Show Bio
Chaos Prime said:
"BW easily could pull this role off as hes a quality actor.As for V.D.no he couldnt..."
x2
#9 Posted by loganreme (1398 posts) - - Show Bio

Willis is a good actor, but I just don't see him as cable :(

#10 Posted by captainrage (249 posts) - - Show Bio

JVD and Willis are too old.. Hows abouts.. Hugh Jackman? No? Okay..

I reckon, David Boreanaz with some white hair.

#11 Posted by Chaos Prime (10842 posts) - - Show Bio

If i had a choice it would be Wentworth Miller from Prison Break.The guys a great actor & imo would do a great job in bring the character to life.

#12 Posted by jesterlichloath (1013 posts) - - Show Bio

jvd hasnt looked that good in years due to his coke hey days in the 80s and agreed that willis is great just not for that role. not really sure who would be good have to think about it and get back

#13 Posted by pixelized (62882 posts) - - Show Bio
Chaos Prime said:
"If i had a choice it would be Wentworth Miller from Prison Break.The guys a great actor & imo would do a great job in bring the character to life."
too young
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#14 Posted by [fade] (102 posts) - - Show Bio
Chaos Prime said:
"If i had a choice it would be Wentworth Miller from Prison Break.The guys a great actor & imo would do a great job in bring the character to life."
No hes too skinny.
i would say Dominic Purcell instead.
Hes already buff enough, and hes a pretty good actor.

#15 Posted by jesterlichloath (1013 posts) - - Show Bio

yeah i think he did a pretty good job in blade 3, i could see him as cable

#16 Posted by King Saturn (223745 posts) - - Show Bio
Bruce Wills would do Fine
#17 Posted by Chaos Prime (10842 posts) - - Show Bio
pixelized said:
"Chaos Prime said:
"If i had a choice it would be Wentworth Miller from Prison Break.The guys a great actor & imo would do a great job in bring the character to life."
too young"
[fade] said:those back room staff can do wonders.scar here a scar there....few white hairs...
"Chaos Prime said:
"If i had a choice it would be Wentworth Miller from Prison Break.The guys a great actor & imo would do a great job in bring the character to life."
No hes too skinny.i would say Dominic Purcell instead.Hes already buff enough, and hes a pretty good actor."
Hes could buff himself up no problem..he would take to the roll no problem...But agreed Dominic Purcell would be a great choice too.
#18 Posted by KCsuperman09 (266 posts) - - Show Bio

i think he can....like five years or ten but ill be happy if he do

#19 Posted by Bergquist (695 posts) - - Show Bio

Liam Neeson from taken would make a cool (small) cable

#20 Posted by Darth Balls (691 posts) - - Show Bio

i think Bruce Willis is to stereotyped for that roll "action  star" i think we could do better.

#21 Posted by CATMANEXE (17052 posts) - - Show Bio

Bruce doesnt play cold and mean well enough.











#22 Posted by Sinestron (185 posts) - - Show Bio

I always thought Bruce Willis would make a good Guy Gardner if he were just a little younger. I dont know about cable though, Im sure he could pull it off.

#23 Posted by maldorando (2 posts) - - Show Bio

I feel like Bruce Willis isn't too old. Ballparking it I'd say he's probably as old, if not younger than Cable. Also, I feel like Cable and Bruce Willis are perfect fits in terms of Cable's personality, or at least Pre-C&D Cable, a tired soldier fighting a war that there's virtually no chance of winning. The looks may not be an exact match, but I'd be happy to see Willis as my favorite Marvel character any day.

#24 Posted by Risky (12629 posts) - - Show Bio
@CATMANEXE said:
Bruce doesnt play cold and mean well enough.






Maybe almost two and a half years old but still QFT
#25 Posted by Iron_Turtle (579 posts) - - Show Bio
@CATMANEXE said:
Bruce doesnt play cold and mean well enough.




Pretty damned on point. 
#26 Posted by Larkin1388 (1760 posts) - - Show Bio

My choice would be Ron Pearlman.

#27 Posted by lectriccolossus (436 posts) - - Show Bio

@King Saturn said:

Bruce Wills would do Fine
#28 Posted by ntb1124 (949 posts) - - Show Bio

WIllis can do the acting, but it would be wierd to see him with hair....

#29 Posted by DoomDoomDoom (4212 posts) - - Show Bio

Rollins fits the role in posture and look, but my love for Black Flag aside, Rollins cannot act.

I'm going to have to agree with@Larkin1388: and go with Ron Pearlman.

Sean Connery without the accent about twenty years ago would have been perfect for a Cable role.

#30 Posted by OmegaTheDestroyer (1009 posts) - - Show Bio

Stephen Lang and Michael Biehn are fan favorites for the role.
 
 
but I have a little of a left field choice for the role, He's a little young but I think he could pull it off. 
 
Owain Yeoman from the Mentalist.

#31 Posted by Gambit1024 (9890 posts) - - Show Bio

I'd rather see the bad guy from Avatar be Cable. BW would be cool to see as Cable, but I honestly think he'd be an epic Lex Luthor.

#32 Posted by PowerHerc (80842 posts) - - Show Bio

Yes, despite the fact that Willis is a midget and Cable is practically a giant.

#33 Edited by sesquipedalophobe (4689 posts) - - Show Bio

@PowerHerc: Hugh Jackman syndrome. Joe Pesci would make an excellent Cable.

#34 Posted by DoomDoomDoom (4212 posts) - - Show Bio

@sesquipedalophobe said:

@PowerHerc: Hugh Jackman syndrome. Joe Pesci would make an excellent Cable.

Lol.

#35 Posted by PowerHerc (80842 posts) - - Show Bio

@sesquipedalophobe said:

@PowerHerc: Hugh Jackman syndrome. Joe Pesci would make an excellent Cable.

Yeah. Lol!

#36 Posted by threeheadedmonkey (7 posts) - - Show Bio

I could see the guy who played pullo on rome pull it off. Was also in the Thor movie recently.

For some reason won't link to this image but here's a pic

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/6/6b/TitusPullo.jpg

#37 Posted by MetropolisKid41 (515 posts) - - Show Bio

@threeheadedmonkey: You mean Ray Stevenson, who I agree would be a good choice but I would really hope that they wouldn't use him since he played the Punisher in Punisher War Zone, which he was fantastic in. That was a great movie, and he's a great actor, but it bugs me how much they use the same person to do multiple roles in Marvel movies. (Ryan Reynolds: Guy from Blade Trinity & Deadpool, Chris Evans: Human Torch & Captain America, Ray Stevenson: Punisher & Volstagg, Ben Foster: Neighbor in the Punisher with all the piercings and Angel in X-MEN First Class. I'd prefer if they went with someone new.

#38 Posted by feargalr (1152 posts) - - Show Bio

Actually I think Bruce Willis would be a surprisingly good choice for Cable I think... Ive always seen Cable as somewhat of a John MacClane type anyway

#39 Posted by threeheadedmonkey (7 posts) - - Show Bio

Didn't know he was in that metropoliskid. Maybe they should go with Rollins, if Deadpools in it they can introduce t-ray too and use Jerry Only from the misfits who i always thought kinda looked like him. Make it a whole 80's hardcore cast.

#40 Posted by dewboy01 (1876 posts) - - Show Bio

@The Crimson Nutcase:

Yes!! He's perfect, exacty I was thinking!!

#41 Posted by RoboShark (1208 posts) - - Show Bio

@CATMANEXE said:

Bruce doesnt play cold and mean well enough.






YEEAAH Mr. Rise Above himself.

#42 Posted by BlackArmor (6134 posts) - - Show Bio

needs hair.....

#43 Posted by Rowen545 (378 posts) - - Show Bio

Like the Ron Perlman idea

#44 Posted by mavfan626 (4119 posts) - - Show Bio

This guy would make a good Cable

#45 Posted by Vampire_Batman (126 posts) - - Show Bio

Mickey Rourke. Cable needs to be big, as in tall.

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