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Black Tom Cassidy was an arrogant and bully but powerful mutant.

Biography

Original Timeline

X2: X-Men United

His name appeared on Stryker's Computer.

Revised Timeline

Deadpool 2

Black Tom Cassidy was a mutant prisoner in the Ice Box. He was one of the prisoners who bully new arrivals Deadpool and Russell Collins. Once Cable broke into the prison in an attempt to kill Russell, all of the prisoners were scheduled for transport to another facility. Black Tom was placed in a containment cell on the convoy truck for the ride. During the transport, Cable arrived to kill Russell, followed by Deadpool who was trying to stop him. During their fight, Cable shot Black Tom in his cell, killing him.

Relationships

Enemies

  • Deadpool - Victim of bullying, Enemy and Attempted Victim
  • Firefist - Victim of bullying, Enemy and Attempted Victim
  • Cable - Killer

Trivia

  • In the comics, Black Tom Cassidy is the cousin of Banshee, who appeared as a founding member of the X-Men in X-Men: First Class.
  • Cassidy originally had a much larger role in the script but the writers thought there were too many villains in the film and he was cut.
  • Soon after Black Tom Cassidy's unceremonious death Deadpool began calling Cable a racist, either because he truly thought Cassidy was black or merely as a dumb joke. In the comics Tom Cassidy gained the nickname of "Black Tom" due to his dark hair color, which is also dark within the film.

Gallery

X2: X-Men United

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