Here's Your First Look at a Shredded Josh Brolin as Cable in New 'Deadpool 2' Photos

The actor has been working his ass off in the gym to battle alongside Ryan Reynolds—and it's really been producing results.

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Deadpool’s going to have some seriously muscular backup in his new movie.

Actor Ryan Reynolds shared the first look at Josh Brolin as Cable in Deadpool 2, the highly anticipated sequel hitting theaters in 2018. Brolin responded by putting the photos on his Instagram and adding the comment: "Now offering 25 percent off your next autopsy.  #youremine #deadpool.”

Brolin has been sharing photos and video of his training to get jacked to play Cable, and the results have been, well, pretty damn fantastic:

Now offering 25 percent off your next autopsy. #youremine #deadpool

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Need more proof that Brolin got jacked to play Cable?

Take a look at this Instagram photo posted by Ryan Reynolds—yeah, Brolin's big:

The camera really does add 10 pounds.

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Want to see how Brolin's been training?

Check out these workout videos from Brolin's Instagram:

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Cable’s character is known for his bionic arm, scarred eye, and (in case this isn't obvious from the posts) tons of guns and ammo.

Brolin isn’t the only one joining the team for Deadpool 2Zazie Beetz is set to play Domino. Reynolds also shared the first look at her character in costume:

After the first Deadpool movie generated record box-office numbers, the sequel has become the hottest upcoming superhero movie release not named 

Avengers: Infinity War.

Deadpool 2 is set for a June 1, 2018 release date.