Hugh Jackman Will Help Decide Who Next Actor To Play Wolverine Is

If one thing’s for sure, it’s that Hugh Jackman has had a legendary career as Wolverine. Starting in 2000’s X-Men, the actor gave his emotional farewell performance in the recent Logan.

With audiences responding so well to the film and character, it’s no surprise that fans want to know who’s next in line to portray the character. On the topic, Deadline recently spoke to producer Simon Kinberg, and here’s what he had to say.

We haven’t even thought of the next iteration of Wolverine.  For all of us, we were keeping our fingers crossed that the audiences would respond to ‘Logan’ the way they have. I can’t visualize in my head another Wolverine, but — if that day ever comes — we would talk to Hugh [Jackman] about it.”

Should Jackman get a say in who plays the next Wolverine? Comment your thoughts below.

Plot synopsis: “In the near future, a weary Logan cares for an ailing Professor X in a hide out on the Mexican border. But Logan’s attempts to hide from the world and his legacy are up-ended when a young mutant arrives, being pursued by dark forces.”

Logan stars Hugh Jackman as Wolverine/ Logan, Patrick Stewart as Charles Xavier, Dafnee Keen as Laura Kinney/X-23, Boyd Holbrook as Donald Pierce, Doris Morgado as Maria, Richard E. Grant as Dr. Zander Rice, Stephen Merchant as Caliban, Elizabeth Rodriguez as Gabriela, and others.

You can see Jackman’s incredible final performance in Logan, which is in theaters now. 

Aric Sweeny
Aric Sweeny
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