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Hugh Jackman joins X-Men sequel

2012-12-20 16:30
 
Hugh Jackman X-Men
Los Angeles - Hugh Jackman has been confirmed for X-Men: Days Of Future Past.

The 44-year-old actor will definitely reprise his role as clawed superhero Wolverine in the sequel to 2011's X-Men: First Class, joining an all-star cast including Sir Ian McKellen, Sir Patrick Stewart, Michael Fassbender, James McAvoy, Jennifer Lawrence and Nicholas Hoult.

Director Brian Singer announced the news via Twitter:


This will mark the seventh time Hugh - who unveiled his own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame last Thursday - has played Marvel comic book character Wolverine on the big screen.

'More claws'

He recently roused speculation he would be appearing in the film by hinting he was negotiating a bigger role which would give his muscular alter ego a more exciting storyline.

Hugh said: "I did a three-hour, three-word cameo in the last one. It literally took me three hours. I have been talking to Bryan Singer about doing something in this. There will be more claws in this."

The Australian-born hunk will next be seen in spin-off The Wolverine, which he believes will be the "best" film of the franchise to date as the titular character delves deeper into his identity.

X-Men: Days Of Future Past is set for release on 18 July 2014.

- BangShowBiz

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