Wolverine

‘The Wolverine 2’ Will Be Hugh Jackman’s Last Outing as the ‘X-Men’ Character

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by Britt Hayes a day ago
20th Century Fox
Recently, Hugh Jackman expressed a desire to continue playing Wolverine until he dies — or until Fox decides his time is up. It looks like that time is fast approaching, as Jackman himself has announced that The Wolverine 2 will be his final outing as the iconic X-Men character, although whether or not he’ll appear in X-Men: Apocalypse remains uncertain.

Hugh Jackman Wants to Keep Playing Wolverine Until He Dies

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by Britt Hayes February 22, 2015 @ 11:45 AM
20th Century Fox
Before the release of X-Men: Days of Future Past, Hugh Jackman said that he was pretty positive that he wouldn’t be playing Wolverine much longer. But now that the actor is appearing in X-Men: Apocalypse and starring in a third Wolverine solo film — which will mark his ninth time playing the hero on screen — he seems to have changed his tune. Jackman says he wants to play Wolverine forever, and with that attitude and his massive appeal, Fox just might let him.

Comic Strip: Does the ‘Ant-Man’ LEGO Set Reveal Some Major Spoilers?

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by Jacob Hall February 17, 2015 @ 11:03 AM
Marvel
ScreenCrush’s Comic Strip is a weekly roundup of the hottest superhero movie/TV news items. From Marvel to DC and points in between, if it pertains to costumed comic book heroes, we’re covering it here, bringing you our expert analysis. This week, we gleam some spoilers from Ant-Man toys, listen to a whole bunch of superheroes to be talk shop, and see how Lady Sif will fit into Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Hugh Jackman Confirms Patrick Stewart's Involvement in Upcoming ‘Wolverine’ Sequel

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by Mike Sampson February 10, 2015 @ 3:13 PM
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Yesterday, Sir Patrick Stewart revealed that he would not, as was widely suspected, be returning for ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’. He did, however, tease his involvement in the next ‘Wolverine’ movie saying, “we have been talking about a Wolverine movie, which would team Hugh Jackman and myself together.” He offered no further details, so we took this rumor straight to the man himself, Wolverine, and asked Hugh Jackman for some details.

Watch Hugh Jackman's Reaction When He Learns About the Marvel and Spider-Man Deal

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by Mike Sampson February 10, 2015 @ 1:55 PM
We spoke to Hugh Jackman earlier today for his upcoming movie ‘Chappie’ (we’ll have much more on that movie soon), and as we were making small talk, we asked Mr. Jackman whether he had heard the news yet about Marvel and Sony Pictures coming to terms on an agreement that would allow Spider-Man to crossover into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. He had not. He was very surprised.

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

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by Jacob Hall May 9, 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 @ 8:11 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 @ 2:59 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 @ 7:57 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?