THE WOLVERINE Sequel Finds A Writer

THE WOLVERINE Sequel Finds A Writer

Following last night's confirmation of a release date for James Mangold's The Wolverine, 20th Century Fox have now chosen a writer to pen the screenplay. Who is it? Well, he's got some experience in the world of comic book movies, and you'll find all the details after the jump...



According to Deadline, 20th Century Fox have chosen David James Kelly (a writer responsible for writing and directing short movies like Stay Still and The Recruit) to pen the script of the next instalment of The Wolverine franchise. Hugh Jackman is set to return as the titular mutant, while James Mangold will also be back in the director's chair. Kelly has also been set to adapt Dark Horse graphic Novel Mind Mgmt for Scott Free Productions. Kelly was also at one point attached to write Daredevil when the rights were still at Fox. The currently untitled Woverine sequel is set to be released on March 3rd, 2017. 

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Josh Wilding
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Filed Under "X-Men" 3/21/2014 Source: Deadline
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