Wolverine

Mel Gibson as Wolverine? 'X-Men' Concept Art Reveals the Casting That Almost Was

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by Jacob Hall May 09, 2014 10:38 AM
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Hugh Jackman has been playing Wolverine in the 'X-Men' movies for so long that it's hard to imagine anyone else in the role at this point. Heck, it's hard to believe that he wasn't even the first choice for the role and only nabbed it after Dougray Scott had to pull out at the last second. But before they ultimately cast a (at the time) relatively unknown Australian actor, the first 'X-Men' movie pursued one of the most famous Australian-born actors in Hollywood for the role.
Yep, Mel Gibson could have played Wolverine and concept art exists to prove it.

'Wolverine: The Musical'? Watch Hugh Jackman Sing a Superhero Ballad

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by Britt Hayes March 29, 2014 08:11 PM
http://youtu.be/EvRtKMxc88Q
In case you didn't know by now (or if your mom didn't make it a point to tell you, since it's like, one of the only facts she probably prides herself on knowing about actors), Hugh Jackman has some musical theater chops. Oh, you didn't see 'Les Miserables'? The 'Wolverine' and 'X-Men' star recently took that talent to BBC Radio 1 to perform a cover of the 'Les Mis' song "Who Am I," repurposed with lyrics about his on-screen alter ego, Wolverine, and the results are, well, okay, they're pretty charming.

Hugh Jackman Laughs Off That $100 Million 'X-Men' Rumor

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by Britt Hayes August 16, 2013 02:59 PM
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'The Wolverine' was a vast improvement over 'X-Men Origins: Wolverine,' so naturally the critical success of the latest entry in the Wolverine film saga has everyone speculating on the possibility of further appearances from the berserker mutant in the franchise. While there have been rumors that star Hugh Jackman signed a multi-film deal to reprise his signature role, the actor is laughing them off.

Cosplay of the Week: This Rule 63 Wolverine Has Gotten Under Our SNIKT

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by Jacob Hall August 16, 2013 07:57 AM
Sonesh Joshi
With 'The Wolverine' currently in theaters, all eyes are on Marvel's indestructible X-Man and his iconic claws. Although the berserking mutant warrior has always appeared as a squat, hairy Canadian grump on the page and as an astoundingly fit, hairy Australian Hugh Jackman on the screen, the cosplay world doesn't care about boundaries. Ladies and gentlemen, meet the female Wolverine!

POLL: Is Hugh Jackman's Wolverine Worth $100 Million?

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by Eric Walkuski August 13, 2013 10:23 AM
By now you’ve likely heard the rumor that Marvel is set to offer Hugh Jackman approximately $100 million to reprise his Wolverine character at least four more times beyond 'X-Men: Days of Future Past.' We all love Hugh, and we all love Wolverine, but we’ve still got to ask: Is Jackman as Wolverine really worth that kind of money?

Hugh Jackman Offered $100 Million to Return as Wolverine in Four More Marvel Movies?

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by Jacob Hall August 12, 2013 10:33 AM
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During the production of 'The Wolverine,' star Hugh Jackman constantly hinted that his time with the indestructible mutant superhero was coming to an end once he wraps the upcoming 'X-Men: Days of Future Past.' Of course, Fox wasn't going to let one of their most valuable commodities go without a fight, so the big question was how big of a check they were going to cut to try and keep Jackman.
Now, we have an idea and it's the kind of deal that will make your modest bank account roll over and weep.