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Cable

Cable is a time travelling cybernetic mutant soldier, "in many ways the opposite of Deadpool",

Cable

Cable

Cable is a time travelling cybernetic mutant soldier, "in many ways the opposite of Deadpool", yet he's been known to be both an enemy and ally to Deadpool. He's the villain in Deadpool 2.

In Deadpool's sequel, the movie narrates the story of Deadpool forming a team of mutants called the X-Force to protect a young mutant from Cable.

Check out the trailer to learn more about the movie:

Cable, portrayed by Josh Brolin, is the biological son of the X-Men member Cyclops (Scott Summers) and Madelyne Pryor (Jean Grey's clone). He is from a possible future timeline, having been transported as an infant to the future, where he grew into a warrior, before returning to the present.

If you want to dress like Cable in Deadpool 2, check out our complete guide:

-- You might also be interested in the casual Deadpool costume for a team cosplay, check it out here --

Complete Cable / Nathan Summers Costume Guide

Tactical Vest

The tactical vest that Josh Brolin wears in Deadpool 2 for his role as Cable is a black plate carrier with no protection on the side, velcro molle and loops.
It is the Condor Sentry Plate Carrier, if unavailable we recommend the Yakeda vest which is very similar.

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Tactical Vest Accessories

Josh Brolin wears a ton of weapon and tactical accessories in Deadpool 2 for his role as Cable on his tactical vest.
Here's a list of all that he attached:

Mag Pouches = HSGI Extended Pistol Mag Pouch = Find here
Grenade Pouches = Dark multicam triple 40mm grenade pouch = Close match
Carabiner = Omega Black Locking Carabiner = Find here

Also, you probably already have one, but just in case, don't forget wearing a simple crewneck brown shirt underneath !

Poncho

The cape that Josh Brolin wears in Deadpool 2 for his role as Cable is a vintage olive green tent poncho.
You can try finding one on ebay or settle for the USSR tent poncho.

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Belt

The belt that Josh Brolin wears in Deadpool 2 for his role as Cable is a multicam tactical belt with a cobra buckle.

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Belt Accessories

Cable in Deadpool 2 has 3 accessories on his tactical belt:
ESSTAC Double KWYI Pouch
Grenade launcher
Dirty Teddy Bear

Pants

The pants that Josh Brolin wears in Deadpool 2 for his role as Cable are charcoal grey tactical pants.

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Shoes

The shoes that Josh Brolin wears in Deadpool 2 for his role as Cable are customized brown combat boots.
They are Bates Cobra Side Zip Tactical Boots (sole and breathing holes make the shoe unmistakable) with added buckles and brown shoe polish.

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Gloves

The gloves that Josh Brolin wears in Deadpool 2 for his role as Cable are black fingerless tactical gloves with a hard knuckle shell.
These unbranded gloves are a close match.

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Complete Cable Weapon Guide

The weapon Josh Brolin uses in Deadpool 2 for his Cable role is a custom built weapon. It's based off a Kriss Vector and a Tommy Gun Stock.
The prop builder Soulinertia made it easy for us and posted a picture displaying every item of Cable's custom BFG:

Here's where you can get the different items:

Fenix TK76
Red dot sight
Camo tape

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18 comments

  1. Jan Moreno
    Reply

    What about the fanny pack

  2. Tim
    Reply

    Can you identify the shirt he wears under the tactical vest during the prison break-in? I can provide pictures via email.

    • Costume_Guide
      Reply

      Can you please post a link from imgur to the pictures ?

  3. PaleBlueDot
    Reply

    Questions on the BFG:
    You can clearly see a shroud around the actual barrel, then immediately underneath is an ar-15 type rail system to which the grenade launcher is attached. Why the extra barrel shroud between the actual barrel and the grenade launcher? Stability? Grip? No reason?
    Also, how does it work? It takes glock mags, but fires energy bolts right? Also, the lock dial on the side controls energy output?

    • Thadeous
      Reply

      That’s for the 9mm submachine gun. The main barrel is an energy weapon, the second barrel fires the 9mm rounds. You see him using it in the prison scene.

  4. Spartan
    Reply

    What about the scarf he has at the end of the movie

  5. Julio
    Reply

    Could you tell me that a strap backpack (mariconera) used cable in the movie deadpool 2?

  6. Grampa with a Winter Soldier Arm
    Reply

    They have a Condor Sentry clone on ebay for $27.95; https://www.ebay.com/itm/202049605793
    Chances are they’ll give you a code for money off at check out – I got mine for $17.95!

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