Hugh Jackman Will Reprise Wolverine Role in Upcoming ‘Deadpool’ Movie
Ryan Reynolds has just announced news of Hugh-ge in the world of cinema.
The actor announced on Tuesday that Hugh Jackman will reprise his role as Wolverine in the upcoming ‘Deadpool’ film, which is scheduled for September 6, 2024.
« Hey everyone, we’re extremely sad to have missed out on D23, but we’ve been working really hard on the next ‘Deadpool’ movie for quite a while now, » Reynolds says in a video posted to Instagram, referencing the news. – doing the Disney convention that took place earlier this month.
Adding that he wanted to make Deadpool’s first appearance in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (as it’s the first « Deadpool » movie to be produced after Disney’s purchase of 20th Century Fox) « special, » Reynolds said. said he was looking to « stay true to character, find new depth, motivation, meaning.
« Every ‘Deadpool’ has to stand out and stand out. It’s been an incredible challenge that forced me to dive deep inside. And I…have nothing, » he deadpanned. « Yeah , just completely empty here. And terrifying. But we had an idea.
Enter Jackman – or a large body double – who Reynolds talks to as he walks in the background.
« Hey Hugh, do you want to play Wolverine one more time? » Reynolds asks.
“Yeah sure, Ryan,” Jackman replies nonchalantly.
Deadpool was introduced in 2009’s ‘X-Men Origins: Wolverine’, but totally different from the smart version of the standalone films. Wolverine was killed off in the movie ‘Logan’, so Jackman’s appearance will require some « We’re going to ignore a lot of history » footwork, but they’ll probably have fun with it – just like they clearly did in making the closing logo at the end of Reynold’s video.
Jackman and Reynolds have had a long-running bromance that involved playfully teasing each other on social media.
The duo team will mark the third film in the hit « Deadpool » franchise, which included two films released in 2016 and 2018.