He may have considered the role for his boys.
The artist based his sketches almost entirely on Brad's look in Fury.
Let me sum this up: Brad Pitt "reportedly" "considered" being in a movie, but he's not going to. The news story is that NOTHING HAPPENED. https://t.co/JCQWWNPTIe— William Bibbiani (@WilliamBibbiani) March 24, 2017
#BradPitt as #Cable turns up in some #Deadpool2 concept art—but should he get the role? https://t.co/aYcsezHGjU pic.twitter.com/1y13oLEdGy— Nerdist (@nerdist) March 24, 2017