Hugh Jackman Could Appear as Wolverine in 'X-Men: Days of Future Past'


Hugh Jackman


The depicter of Logan a.k.a Wolverine in the original 'X-Men' trilogy is in talks to reprise his iconic role, joining other original cast Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart.

Apparently Bryan Singer wants to bring more of the original "X-Men" stars to his upcoming "X-Men: Days of Future Past" project. Shortly after it was confirmed that Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart were set to return as Magneto and Professor X respectively, it is now reported that Hugh Jackman is poised to reprise his iconic role as Wolverine.

It is The Hollywood Reporter that shares the words about Jackman's possible casting in the sequel of "X-Men: First Class". The Australian actor, who's recently been busy working on an X-Men-related project "The Wolverine", is said to be in negotiations to return as the alter ego of Logan.

The return of the original "X-Men" trilogy cast members as their same characters in the upcoming movie will stir interesting speculations on the plot. Hints that there will be a tie-in between the original and the new trilogies were teased as Jackman made a memorable cameo in last year's "First Class".

So far, it is only known that "Days of Future Past" will be based on Uncanny X-Men #141 and 142 back in 1981 during Chris Claremont and John Byrne's run. The story introduced the idea of an alternate future for the Marvel mutants that grew out of the Brotherhood of Evil Mutants killing an important senator, leading to a future where all mutants are hunted by Sentinels.

James McAvoy, Jennifer Lawrence, Michael Fassbender and Nicholas Hoult are all confirmed to reprise their roles as Professor X, Mystique, Magneto and Beast respectively. Singer, who directed the original trilogy, serves behind the lens after replacing Matthew Vaughn.

The movie will be released in the U.S. on July 18, 2014.

© AceShowbiz.com


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