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'X-Men: Days Of Future Past' Writer Explains Wolverine and Kitty Pryde Role...

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One of the big changes between the comics and the upcoming X-Men: Days of Future Past is that Kitty Pryde's role as a time-traveler (which connects the original film trilogy's continuity to that of X-Men: First Class) is replaced by Wolverine. In the film, Wolverine is the one who goes back to try and save the mutants. While there are some obvious reasons for...

Wolverine Is Getting A Third Spin-Off Film, Because The First Two Were Just...

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Such is the durability and longevity of the Wolverine character (as well the public’s seemingly-total acceptance of Hugh Jackman in the role, as well as his ability to apparently age as little as possible) that the character of Wolverine continues to pop up in X-Men films.  Both the primary franchise (X-Men, X2, X-Men: The Last Stand, and the upcoming X-Men:...

'The Wolverine' New Trailer: Jean Grey, Giant Ninjas, Mutants, And Mutton...

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It’s hard to get a read on whether or not the upcoming The Wolverine is any good after the horrendously dull disaster that was X-Men Origins: Wolverine—there are moments in the new trailer that look genuinely great or entertaining or thrilling… but that sour taste from X-Men Origins just keeps popping back up.  Maybe viewing The...

'The Wolverine' CinemaCon Trailer: 'Inception' Horns And Some Ninjas

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In what has become de rigueur in modern action movie trailers, you’ve got to have really loud horns bleating the entire time, just to remind people how cool it was when that happened in Inception, so please come see our movie too, ok?  The CinemaCon trailer for The Wolverine is the latest to clip to bludgeon viewer’s ears with...

'X-Men: Days Of Future Past': Yeah, Hugh Jackman's In It, Too

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2012 has been a banner year for Nerd-dom—in addition to Joss Whedon essentially overtaking the universe with The Avengers, the James Bond franchise scoring one of its best entries, and news that a new Star Wars trilogy was happening, Bryan Singer announced that he was returning to the X-Men film franchise to direct X-Men: Days of Future Past, the...

'The Wolverine' First Official Picture: Hugh Jackman May Have Been...

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We haven’t received much in the way of official media for The Wolverine, the sixth film in the X-Men film franchise and the first sequel to X-Men Origins: Wolverine.  For awhile there, it appeared Darren Aronofsky would direct, essentially guaranteeing the weirdest comic book adaptation ever; however, Aronofsky...

'The Wolverine' To Begin Shooting In August

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For about two seconds there, The Wolverine seemed interesting—the sequel chronicling the bushy-haired hero’s pre-X-Men time in the Far East was set to be directed by Black Swan auteur Darren Aronofsky and filmed in Japan.  Then Aronofsky quit (perhaps because he realized he was set to direct a sequel to X-Men Origins: Wolverine), and an earthquake rocked...

Wolverine Pirate Does Jail Time

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When 2009's Wolverine was about to hit theaters, a workprint hit the internet. Though the effects were incomplete it became a news story, and it was the biggest film to hit the pirate circuit pre-release. Piracy is still a huge problem for the industry, and those involved speculated that the leak cost the film untold millions of dollars. Now the person who leaked the...

Interview: Hugh Jackman on Real Steel

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Hugh Jackman was - at first - the replacement Wolverine. Stepping in for the contractually tied-up Dougray Scott, Jackman got the key role in the X-Men franchise that would come to define his career. Now with Real Steel, Jackman's star-charisma is being used outside of Wolverine for a feel-good robot-boxing movie, that is an against-the-odds...

Hugh Jackman Talks Darren Aronofsky's 'Wolverine' Departure

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After getting hit with a double whammy—his upcoming Wolverine sequel was set to be directed by Darren Aronofsky and filmed in Japan before Aronofsky quit, and Japan was besieged by an earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear reactor leaks—Hugh Jackman recently spoke with Coming Soon about losing the director and, potentially, the shooting locations.

Darren Aronofsky Says The Wolverine Screenplay Still A Work in Progress

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The Wolverine news keeps chugging along as even more info has been released regarding the upcoming sequel. We recently learned that the film will begin shooting in April, and that Darren Aronofsky just set up a two-year production deal with 20th Century Fox. Even though his future looks big and bright, the director recently admitted to SHH that he hasn't fully delved...

Darren Aronofsky Will Direct The Wolverine in April, Cuts Two Year Deal...

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Darren Aronofsky has finally signed on the dotted lined and made a formal announcement regarding his next directing gig. Over the past month, we've pretty much known that the Black Swan helmer was set to take over where Gavin Hood left off (shudder) in Fox's Wolverine franchise. According to THR, not only will he direct the sequel which is entitled, The...

Wolverine Sequel Gets New Title: 'The Wolverine'

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Over the weekend, some news broke regarding the next Wolverine movie, which will reunite actor Hugh Jackman and director Darren Aronofsky. HitFix's, Drew McWeeny sat down and spoke with Aronofsky about the project, which will be the sequel to 2009's X-Men Origins: Wolverine, a film that was universally panned for various reasons. If you're wondering what will separate...

Wolverine 2 Cast List Reveals Silver Samurai?

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If you still have hope that Wolverine 2 will be the redemption of the X-Men Origins franchise, this post's for you. Darren Aronofsky has been confirmed by Hugh Jackman to direct the sequel, which will take Logan from his native Canada to Japan. There he'll encounter a fresh group of foes including the deadly Silver Samauri. Over at Pajiba,...

Hugh Jackman Confirms Darren Aronofsky for Wolverine 2

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Over the past few weeks, 20th Century Fox has been courting Darren Aronofky to direct their upcoming sequel, Wolverine 2. The movie is a follow up to the commercially successful but critically panned X-Men Origins: Wolverine from 2009. Over the last few days, it seems that Aronofsky has been inching closer and closer to the project. He even...

Darren Aronofsky Moves Closer to Directing Wolverine 2

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The countdown to Darren Aronofsky directing Wolverine 2 can officially begin. One obstacle that was in the film's way was the Warner Bros production Tales From the Gangster Squad. Aronofsky was being heavily courted for the project after the studio decided to hire Zack Snyder to direct the Superman reboot...

Darren Aronofsky Offered Wolverine 2

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Earlier this week it was announced that Zack Snyder would direct Warner Bros' Superman reboot Man of Steel, which left fellow candidate Darren Aronofsky in the dust. He was said to be the front runner for the gig, but the studio obviously decided to go in another direction. Their loss is 20th Century Fox's gain, because there's been movement on the...

Darren Aronofsky Could Direct Wolverine 2?

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It's been well documented that Darren Aronofsky has no problem taking on campy or oddball material. He was attached to the reboot of RoboCop for over a year before MGM decided to pull the plug on it. Now we're hearing his name in the same sentence with an upcoming comic book sequel -- Wolverine 2.

Twilight Eclipse's David Slade To Direct Wolverine 2?

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Earlier this week we reported that Hugh Jackman had dropped out of the upcoming film Avon Man (which he'll also produce) to begin training for Wolverine 2. The film should begin production pretty soon but it still doesn't have a director. The first installment of the X-Men Origins series was directed Gavin Hood,...