The Odyssey

Hugh Jackman in Talks to Star in ‘The Odyssey’ for ‘Hunger Games’ Director

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by Britt Hayes August 20, 2015 @ 6:24 PM
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With Hugh Jackman hanging up his Wolverine claws fairly soon, the actor is seeking non-X-Men-related films for the near future. His next project could very well find him stepping into another major franchise role, as Jackman is currently in talks to headline The Odyssey for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay director Francis Lawrence.

‘Hunger Games’ Team Developing Franchise Based on Homer’s ‘The Odyssey’

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by Britt Hayes May 23, 2015 @ 12:41 PM
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Director Francis Lawrence and producer Nina Jacobson have proven themselves to as an excellent team — Lawrence directed The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, along with both parts of Mockingjay, with Jacobson producing for Lionsgate. And now the pair are teaming up again for another possible hit franchise, this time based on a classic piece of literature: The Odyssey.