VIDEO: Hugh Jackman Explains why THE WOLVERINE is not WOLVERINE 2

VIDEO: Hugh Jackman Explains why THE WOLVERINE is not WOLVERINE 2

Hugh Jackman sat down with the Editor of Entertainment Weekly Jess Cagle during a fan Q&A session for SiriusXM’s Town “Town Hall” series. The “Town Hall” will air on SiriusXM’s new channel Entertainment Weekly Radio.





"Spinning out of the events of X-Men: The Last Stand, Logan (Hugh Jackman) travels to Japan where he falls for the beautiful Mariko Yashida (Tao Okamoto) to the grave displeasure of her father Yashida (Hal Yamanouchi) and her half-brother, the fearsome Silver Samurai (Will Yun Lee). But this isn't Logan's first trip to the Land of the Rising Sun or his first encounter with the Yashida clan. Based on a screenplay by Christopher McQuarrie (The Usual Suspects, Valkyrie) and Mark Bomback (Live Free or Die Hard, Total Recall )and the comic book by Frank Miller and Chris Claremont."

Running Time: In post-production
Release Date: July 26, 2013
MPAA Rating: This Film Has Not Yet Been Rated
Starring: Hugh Jackman, Brian Tee, Will Yun Lee, Hiroyuki Sanada, Rila Fukushima, Tao Okamoto
Directed by: James Mangold
Written by: Mark Bomback (screenplay) Christopher McQuarrie (screenplay) Frank Miller (comic book) Chris Claremont (comic book)
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TheOneAboveAll - 5/24/2013, 9:52 AM
The Aussie speaks
LEVITIKUZ - 5/24/2013, 10:04 AM
Hugh is Wolverine. He should stay.
NeoBaggins - 5/24/2013, 10:06 AM
I'm sure he sat and Big-Upped Wolverine Origins as well. So, I gives not a [frick].
theInvincibleMexiMan - 5/24/2013, 10:09 AM
I definitely DONT want to see Jimmy Hudson in any films at all. Keep Hugh as long as they can, He does Wolverine really well and there's no need to replace him.
Starscream22 - 5/24/2013, 10:09 AM
Because it sucked..

Why else would they disown it.

PsyGuy - 5/24/2013, 10:11 AM
He's the best thing to come out of these movies.
InfiniteMonkey - 5/24/2013, 10:14 AM
6 Wolverine movies and they still haven't got it right.
They had better get this one correct.
terminatorlives - 5/24/2013, 10:16 AM
Who cares its going to be a shitty movie anyways
terminatorlives - 5/24/2013, 10:17 AM
Jackassman is a shitty actor. He keeps shouting and crying when acting as wolverine in his Australian actor. Who cares.
terminatorlives - 5/24/2013, 10:19 AM
Joel Schumacher's Batman = Wolverine movies = X-Men Franchise. Nuff said
MightyZeus - 5/24/2013, 10:19 AM
Hey dont knock the Aussie. He's played Wolverine well. Just like how rdj was made for playing tony stark, hugh jackman has been born to play wolverine.
TheClemster - 5/24/2013, 10:21 AM
gotta love the aussies

Jobin - 5/24/2013, 10:21 AM
InfinityMonkey,
"6 Wolverine movies and they still havnt got it right." Just STFU. really...what the hell do you want...this?
wolverine halloween photo: Wolverine 100_4202.jpg

I am sick and tired of you fanboys complaining about everything...if you are so creative and know how to make great movie, why don't you become a director.

fanboy photo: Fanboy fanboy.jpg
terminatorlives - 5/24/2013, 10:23 AM
@Jobin you must have loved Batman movie with Nipple suit.
BubblesShedAndBreakfast - 5/24/2013, 10:24 AM
I wonder who he's gonna hold and cry at the end of this movie? That's Jackmans thing....
ShadowOfTheWeb - 5/24/2013, 10:28 AM
jackman has made it his own. Hope he carries on with it. the older he gets the better he suit the role
terminatorlives - 5/24/2013, 10:28 AM
Remember this :)

shamo - 5/24/2013, 10:29 AM
Hugh Jackman = best superhero casting ever.
Jobin - 5/24/2013, 10:31 AM
Hugh Jackman is awesome as Wolverine, yeah, Deadpool/Mutant X was dumb, but for the most part that movie was good. he has always been the best part of the X men movies....nuff said
terminatorlives - 5/24/2013, 10:32 AM
@Shamo right u r

ager - 5/24/2013, 10:37 AM
Love him as Wolverine but u can tell from the word go Singer didnt care about the illustration of the short, stocky Wolverine. He turned out to be great tho.

Still wonder how different Wolvie would've been written if played by Dougrey Scott.

Funny how Jackman talked up Wolverine Origins like it was the 2nd coming, yet he skates over the topic now. Hard to trust actors. They're paid to promote their movies.
kevberg - 5/24/2013, 10:51 AM
First time a TERMINATOR was a douchebag.
thewonderer - 5/24/2013, 10:55 AM
Why would actors say bad things about the movie they star in? Seriously, the people calling him out on talking good about origins. Answer

I love Jackman. You never ever hear any problems from him. He IS the best superhero casting ever. He doesn't whine about money. He loves the character. RDJ wants a raise every time he plays Iron Man, Cavill recently emphasized money as a factor.

I freaking love you Hugh. And all these fanboys crying he's not short. You know what? Hugh is the Wolverine damn it. He's awesome.
DioFoRio - 5/24/2013, 10:59 AM
@Clemster...that Kangaroo looks like a Burt Reynolds fan



deamon - 5/24/2013, 11:04 AM
Still this Deadpool was better than drunked bunga bunga Mandarin.
alecwright - 5/24/2013, 11:05 AM
Anybody that thinks Hugh 'Liberace' Jackman is a good Wolverine clearly doesn't understand the character.
supermarioworldE - 5/24/2013, 11:05 AM
Every X-men film ignores the previous one.
DioFoRio - 5/24/2013, 11:06 AM
I hope they say Origins was just a memory implant gone awry.
BillyBatson1000 - 5/24/2013, 11:23 AM
Frank Miller's run should have been the reference point for the character from day one. Sadly the train scene/CG looks cheap and nasty. So again, it's all down to Hugh to carry this off. Never count out an Aussie - they're really hard workers. "The Jackman abides."
Brione - 5/24/2013, 11:33 AM
I think that Hugh Jackman should be Wolverine as long as he can do it. Other than being too tall (Wolverine is 5'3, Hugh is 6'0), Hugh looks more like Wolverine than any actor out there. Plus he's a good actor who tries to stay true to the comic. I just read the other article that said the director wouldn't let them have comics on the set but Hugh had them sneak him in the original Frank Miller and Chris Claremont comics.
TelaVizion - 5/24/2013, 11:37 AM
He warned everyone about Deadpool at Comic Con that year. In front of cameras... Told everyone that most probably won't like what they[FOX] did to Deadpool.

When he feels something isn't right, he speaks on it.
gambgel - 5/24/2013, 11:37 AM
sorry, Hugh, but most X-Men fans mainly care about this:

confirmed 4names black4p
DioFoRio - 5/24/2013, 11:45 AM
@Gus...you should see the Nomis rendition of that famous pic....Like one of your French girls!
TheClemster - 5/24/2013, 1:59 PM
Gus, Dio

Lmfao

I knew Gusto was the one thatstolemy collection of pics from Nomis supermodel years.

Bastard!!!!
DioFoRio - 5/24/2013, 3:30 PM
@Nomis...looking good..Was that you in Leonard part 6 or 7 ; )
superpooper - 5/24/2013, 7:56 PM
Blah blah blah. Shut up.
manofmidgard - 5/24/2013, 10:17 PM
jackman is a great wolverine. you can't blame him for the bad writing and for fr!icking up deadpool and all the rest. well, i guess you can, but it's kinda pointless. same thing goes for everybody that gripes about storm and cyclops for being lame. it's not the actors' faults. both of the actors have expressed frustration for not being allowed to do more with their characters, and yet the complaints are always aimed at the actors instead of the directors and the writers. sheesh.
Canon38 - 5/25/2013, 2:55 AM
he was so over used.
ager - 5/25/2013, 6:09 AM
Thewonder@

I'm not saying they should say bad things I'm just saying that u can't believe them when they say its the 2nd coming.

TeliVision@

Wow never knew he warned fans. He is pretty real I guess
Archangel82 - 5/25/2013, 8:24 AM
Hugh Jackman is Wolverine! Anyone who disagrees with that is crazy. We all know Fox has fricked up the X-men continuity! I believe Fox is trying to rewrite their mists is with the Wolverine film and Days of Future past. Hugh has given us a great portrayal of the character and to be honest I don't know who will fill his place after he's done playing the role. I say keep him as long as possible! Hugh Jackman is the Wolverine! That's all folks!
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