March 20, 2006 07:31:07 GMT
Hollywood film-maker Brett Ratner is reportedly close to signing a deal to direct the X-Men spin-off "Wolverine"
Brett Ratner reportedly has impressed producers of the highly anticipated "Wolverine" with his work on upcoming second sequel "X-Men: The Last Stand" that he's been tapped to direct the upcoming film.
The director also is reported of wanting Hugh Jackman to reprise his superhero role, while actor Vinnie Jones is also in contention to repeat his forthcoming Juggernaut role.
"(Brett) was saying that they'll probably use a lot of the characters. Hopefully (the Wolverine/Juggernaut rivalry) will come into it." So Jones tells MTV.