Hugh Jackman’s Wolverine last appeared in Logan in 2017, and fans are commemorating five years since the character’s last cinematic appearance.
Wolverine’s Hugh Jackman era ended five years ago in James Mangold Loganand fans of the film are commemorating his birthday on social media.
Fans made #Logan a trending topic on Twitter starting yesterday. “5 years for this amazing movie,” said the Twitter user @praneeth1100. “The fact that 5 years have passed since one of the greatest movies ever released is still amazing to me,” the user said. @Ilikd3. Logan debuted in theaters on March 3, 2017.
Logan capped Jackman’s acclaimed 17-year run playing Marvel’s most iconic mutant character, starting in the 2000s x-men, directed by Bryan Singer. The film is set in the year 2029, in a world where the mutant population is dying and Logan himself is suffering from the double detrimental effects of long-term exposure to adamantium and the loss of his healing powers. . Logan cares for a demented Charles Xavier while protecting Laura, a young weaponized Logan clone who escaped from the biotech company Alkali-Transigen.
Logan later confronts X-24, a far more dangerous clone of himself created by Transigen, protecting Laura and other Transigen escapees. Logan, Laura, and the kids fight and eventually defeat X-24 and Transigen’s cyborg Reavers, but not before X-24 seriously injures Logan. With his body poisoned and his healing factor gone, Logan fatally succumbs to his injuries.
Jackman appeared as Logan, aka Wolverine, in the first three x-men films, as well as a trilogy of solo films culminating with Logan. The actor also appeared as Logan in a cameo in 2011 X-Men: First Classand was featured in the sequel X-Men: Days of Future Past and X-Men: Apocalypse.
Australian-born Jackman wasn’t the first actor to be offered the role of Marvel’s grizzled, undersized Canadian mutant, and many thought the 6′-3″ actor was simply too tall for the job. playing the character. But Jackman won near universal acclaim in the role, and in the five years since Logan last appeared onscreen, many fans still can’t imagine anyone else playing. character. Wolverine was the only X-Men character not to be recast when the franchise was rebooted with First class.
20th Century Fox originally owned the film rights to the x-men franchise, but Disney bought Fox in 2019, putting both the X-Men and the Marvel Cinematic Universe under common ownership. The two franchises should potentially officially connect with the release of the next Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, with the trailer for this film featuring the voice of Charles Xavier by Patrick Stewart. If so, Jackman’s Wolverine should retroactively become one of the first heroes to appear in the MCU.
It would also open up the possibility of Jackman returning as an alternate reality Logan from elsewhere in the multiverse.
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