Hugh Jackman made waves on the Internet yesterday when he mentioned Tom Hardy as a possible replacement for indestructible mutant Logan after Hugh's done with the character following Wolverine 3. As everyone knows by now, Wolverine 3 will be the final time Hugh Jackman dons the claws for 20th Century Fox and their X-Men franchise. Fans have continuously speculated about who may be called in to assume the position after 2017. And some even believe Fox may have a contender waiting in the wings. Fan art maestro BossLogic has taken it upon himself to show the word exactly what Tom Hardy would look like suited up in the inevitable reboot. The results are pretty impressive.
A lot of fans believe that Hugh Jackman is irreplaceable as Wolverine. But that has never stopped Hollywood from rebooting one of its more popular characters. No one can escape the reboot machine, not even Han Solo, who will be recast with a younger actor in an upcoming Star Wars Anthology movie set to hit screens in 2018. Audiences are growing accustomed to seeing new actors step into iconic roles. And if the casting right, fans may even embrace a new Logan. But should it be Tom Hardy?Read More
It isn't known if 20th Century Fox is actually mulling over who may replace Hugh Jackman as Wolverine, especially since production won't begin on Wolverine 3 until early 2016. We still don't have any confirmed plot details for Wolverine 3 yet, but there have been rumors that X-Men Origins: Wolverine star Liev Schreiber may be reprising his role as Sabretooth. James Mangold is directing from a script by Michael Green.
Tom Hardy is no stranger to the superhero world, having played the villainous Bane in 2012's The Dark Knight Rises, although he has yet to star in an adaptation of a Marvel comic book. We reported in August that the actor is attached to star in the DC Comics adaptation 100 Bullets, but it isn't known if he would even be interested in taking on the Wolverine role. Hugh Jackman was 32 years old when the first X-Men came out back in 2000. If in fact Tom Hardy does sign on at some point, the 38-year-old actor would be a bit older than his predecessor when taking over the role.Read More
The bloopers show Black Beard attempting to slice his way through a curtain screen. But the blade doesn't want to cut or tear through the material. What is supposed to be a menacing entrance quickly turns into a goofy bit of showmanship from Hugh Jackman. He takes it in stride the first time. But then, on a second try, he fails even harder. He stumbles through the cloth screen and into the camera with a big grin on his face. You would think after 7 movies starring as a Mutant who is quite skilled at cutting his way through just about anything, he'd have more practice at getting this right. In Pan, he's supposed to be the villain. But he isn't too scary trying to slice his way through a piece of silk, and failing miserably.
A live-action feature, Pan goes back to the very beginning to see how the beloved characters created by J.M. Barrie lived and flourished before we ever got to meet them in the pages of a book. We're introduced to newcomer Levi Miller as Peter, a mischievous 12-year-old boy with an irrepressible rebellious streak. In the bleak London orphanage where he has lived his whole life, those qualities do not exactly fly. Then one incredible night, Peter is whisked away from the orphanage and suddenly finds himself in a fantastical world of pirates, warriors and fairies called Neverland.Read More
Earlier in the week, Daniel Craig opened up about his http://movieweb.com/spectre-daniel-craig-final-james-bond-movie/role as James Bond in the new 007 adventure Spectre. After blatantly calling the iconic character a misogynistic sexist, he ruminated on the idea that this could possibly be his last go at playing the secret agent. Of course, this caused a speculation storm, with fans from all over the world chiming in on who should be the next James Bond. Idris Elba seems to be at the top of everyone's most wanted list, even after one of the book authors had to apologize for calling him 'too street' for the role. Whether or not Idris Elba would ever seriously consider playing 007, he does have some imaginary competition in one of the most famous X-Men.
Hugh Jackman went onto reveal that he was approached by the producers of James Bond to take on the role before the series wound up in the hands of Daniel Craig. While Hugh Jackman did entertain the idea, he ultimately had to pass. He was preparing for another turn as The Wolverine in X-Men: The Last Stand, which hit theaters the same year as Casino Royale. Hugh Jackman called passing on one of the world's biggest franchises one of the most difficult decisions he's ever had to make. If asked again, he might not walk away.Read More
The dusty old tome Homer's The Odyssey just got fuel-injected with some much-needed excitement. It sounds as though Hugh Jackman is taking this trip to ancient Greece. The star is currently in talks to headline the Lionsgate fantasy adventure based on the ancient poem. It was announced in April that Lionsgate plans to turn the title into a huge action-adventure tentpole.
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 and The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 director Francis Lawrence is behind the helm. And he's bringing producer Nina Jacobson along for the ride. In May, CEO Jon Feltheimer revealed that Francis Lawrence's deal is for more than one movie. Though how many installments are planned isn't yet known.Read More