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Zac Efron Eyeing Hugh Jackman’s ‘The Greatest Showman on Earth’

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by Britt Hayes June 16, 2016 @ 12:02 PM
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The Greatest Showman on Earth has been in development since 2009, with Hugh Jackman attached to play the role of iconic circus creator P.T. Barnum. Now that his time as Wolverine is coming to an end, the actor has a little more room on his schedule to tend to the long-gestating musical, which is close to lining up Jackman’s first co-star.

Rumor: ‘The Wolverine 3’ Casting Breakdown May Reveal That Mystery Co-Star

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by Britt Hayes June 12, 2016 @ 11:44 AM
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Some new photos from the set of The Wolverine 3 popped up online the other day, featuring Hugh Jackman, our first look at Patrick Stewart and one unidentifiable young co-star. A new rumor may shed some light on the identity of the mysterious actress — or at least who she’s playing in the upcoming sequel — and it’s someone you’ve probably already guessed.

Professor X Does Not Look Okay in These New ‘Wolverine 3’ Set Photos

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by Britt Hayes June 10, 2016 @ 2:23 PM
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Following our first look at a scruffy, bearded Hugh Jackman, more new photos from the set of The Wolverine 3 have popped up online, giving us a peek at Patrick Stewart’s return as Professor Charles Xavier. To be honest, he doesn’t look like he’s feeling so good in these pics, which also feature Jackman and a mysterious kid co-star — which makes this look like Two and a Half X-Men.

‘The Wolverine 3’ Has a Surprising Rumored Title

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by Matt Singer June 7, 2016 @ 9:12 AM
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Although The Wolverine 3 (or is it The Wolverine 2? There was only one The Wolverine, but it was the second Wolverine movie, god these titles are confusing), doesn’t have an officially announced title yet, most folks seem to expect the movie will be called some variation of Old Man Logan. Because, well, Hugh Jackman is getting old. All right, not that old. (He’s 47.) But supposedly this is grand farewell to the character that made him an international superstar. Old Man Logan (the name of a mini-series about a senior Wolverine living in a post-apocalyptic society) would make a fitting coda for his 17 years as the character.

First ‘Wolverine 2’ Set Photos Reveal Hugh Jackman’s Old Man Logan Beard

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by Britt Hayes June 1, 2016 @ 5:10 PM
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If you didn’t know that these photos are from the set of The Wolverine 2, then you might assume that Hugh Jackman is currently filming a movie in which he plays an older but no less sharply-dressed James Bond. Suit? Check. Nice car? Check. Graying beard? Check. The name’s Logan. Old Man Logan.

Wolverine Almost Had a Much Bigger Role in ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’

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by Britt Hayes May 31, 2016 @ 5:48 PM
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Hugh Jackman’s Wolverine was teased in the second trailer for X-Men: Apocalypse, but given that his part was more of a glorified cameo, that little teaser may have felt like a spoiler to some — even though Wolverine appearing in a new X-Men movie is hardly surprising. Hardly. As it turns out, Jackman almost had a bigger role to play in the new sequel, but it was ultimately reduced to avoid detracting from Jennifer Lawrence’s Mystique.

‘The Wolverine 2’ Rumor May Reveal Interesting New Villain Details

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by Britt Hayes May 24, 2016 @ 7:33 PM
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The Wolverine 2 is at least partially inspired by Mark Millar’s Old Man Logan comic, but that doesn’t give us a whole lot to go on, especially when it comes to the villains Hugh Jackman will face in his big farewell to the X-Men franchise. Narcos star Boyd Holbrook was recently cast as an original villain created specifically for the sequel, with Richard E. Grant set to play a mysterious mad scientist. Again, that doesn’t tell us much, but a new rumor may help fill in those blanks.

Cinemautopsy: What Went Wrong With ‘X-Men Origins: Wolverine’?

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by Matt Singer May 23, 2016 @ 9:27 AM
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In Cinemautopsy, we look back at a recent, high-profile failure and asks a simple question: What the hell happened? In this installment... the most popular member of a massive franchise. A hugely talented supporting cast full of up-and-coming actors. A promising indie director. The mysterious origin of a legendary comic book superhero. What could possibly go wrong?

‘The Wolverine 2’ Eyes ‘Fear The Walking Dead’ Star Elizabeth Rodriguez

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by Britt Hayes May 18, 2016 @ 8:22 PM
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The Wolverine 2 continues to build its mysterious — but very awesome — cast for Hugh Jackman’s final outing as the iconic X-Men character. The latest star looking to join the lineup is Elizabeth Rodriguez, best known for her roles on Orange Is the New Black and Fear the Walking Dead. Though her part is The Wolverine sequel is reportedly small, it’s said to be quite important.

Patrick Stewart Confirms Professor X’s Return in ‘The Wolverine’ Sequel (Again)

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by Britt Hayes May 14, 2016 @ 12:55 PM
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We’ve known for quite some time that Patrick Stewart’s Professor X is returning for The Wolverine sequel, though it hasn’t been made completely official. The actor himself hinted at the possibility last year, and when we asked Hugh Jackman about it directly, he would only confirm that there were “some ideas brewing.” By now, Professor X’s involvement is pretty much guaranteed, but in case you needed additional confirmation, Stewart has provided it.