Josh Brolin on Playing Thanos, Cable, and Which Villain Would Win in a Fight

Josh Brolin has some thoughts about who’d win in a battle if Thanos from the Avengers series and Cable of Deadpool fame ever came to blows. And that makes sense, considering the Academy Award-winning actor plays both villains in two of this summer’s biggest movies.

Josh Brolin photographed for the June 2018 cover of Men's Journal by Miller Mobley.

Hit the Road with Josh Brolin and the June 2018 Issue of Men’s Journal

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“Avengers is a 700-pound purple dude, which was different than a 190-pound, scarred up, machine-armed guy—you know what I mean?” he said on the set of his June 2018 cover shoot for Men’s Journal. When asked who’d whomp whom, Brolin didn’t hesitate: “Oh, no. Thanos for sure,” he said. “There’s no contest. There’s no contest.”

Avengers: Infinity War is in theaters now, and Deadpool 2 will premiere on May 19. Read more about Brolin’s rise to fame in the June 2018 issue of Men’s Journal, on newsstands now.

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