An interaction between a Marvel fan and Hugh Jackman has gone viral after the actor shared the fan’s excitement at his return as Wolverine in Dead Pool 3.
The public exchange, posted on TikTok, first began with the fan asking Jackman how Marvel Studios and Deadpool actor Ryan Reynolds convinced him to come out of retirement and play the character once more. . “I make my own decisions,” Jackman said with a smile, revealing he didn’t need convincing to play Wolverine in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The interaction lasted a few more seconds before Jackman got into his vehicle, but not before sending the fan a hand gesture resembling Wolverine’s claws.
Jackman’s Wolverine return was confirmed in a video Reynolds shared on his social media accounts which first started as an update on Dead Pool 3. The actor explained how many hours were put into the story for the upcoming film before joking that he had “nothing”. He then said they had “an idea” as Jackman walked across the screen behind him. The video continued with Reynolds casually asking him to play Wolverine one more time, to which the actor replied, “Yeah sure, Ryan.”
Hugh Jackman’s Wolverine is back
Plot details on how Wolverine will factor into the upcoming threequel remain scarce, but Reynolds and Jackman have confirmed the film won’t hit 2017. Logan, which initially served as Jackman’s swan song for the character. Fans, meanwhile, have already started campaigning for some movie staples like Wolverine’s iconic yellow costume, which Jackman never wore on screen, or for Dafne Keen’s X-23 to also do. the leap of 20th Century Fox. x-men Universe in the MCU.
Dead Pool 3 will mark the tenth time Jackman has played Logan/Wolverine. He first portrayed Weapon X in the 2000s x-men and went on to appear as a main character in X2 (2003), X-Men: The Last Stand (2006) and X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014). His popularity as a character led to three solo films, X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009), The glutton (2013) and Logan (2017). He also made appearances in the x-men prequel movies X-Men: First Class (2011) and X-Men: Apocalypse (2016). The character also appeared in 2018 Deadpool 2but only via archival and deleted footage from 2009 X-Men Origins: Wolverine.
At this time, Jackman and Reynolds remain the only officially confirmed cast members for Dead Pool 3. Leslie Uggams, who played Wade Wilson’s roommate Blind Al in the first two films, previously said she would return for the trio, but her casting has yet to be confirmed by Marvel. Dead Pool 3 opens in theaters September 6, 2024.
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