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Hugh Jackman a vulnerable Wolverine

Hugh Jackman a vulnerable Wolverine

Jun 30 2013, 4:20am CDT | by

Hugh Jackman's character is ''vulnerable in every way'' in 'The Wolverine'. The actor reprises his role as the clawed anti-hero for the upcoming 'X-Men' spin-off movie and says it includes a much...

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Hugh Jackman a vulnerable Wolverine

Jun 30 2013, 4:20am CDT | by

Hugh Jackman's character is ''vulnerable in every way'' in 'The Wolverine'.

The actor reprises his role as the clawed anti-hero for the upcoming 'X-Men' spin-off movie and says it includes a much deeper exploration into the character than previous 'X-Men' films, or 2009's 'X-Men Origins: Wolverine'.

He told SFX magazine: ''In this story, he becomes literally vulnerable in every way. Not just emotionally, but physically vulnerable, and those implications were fun to play.''

'The Wolverine' takes place after the events of 2006's 'X-Men: The Last Stand' and sees the nearly indestructible character isolate himself in Japan as he grieves the death of close friends and his love interest, Jean Grey [played by Famke Janssen].

Jackman added: ''You see Logan [Wolverine's real name] at his lowest point at the beginning of this movie; the tragedy of his wasted life. For the sake of not only himself but everyone around him, he thinks it's better to be away because when he comes back to the world, there's destruction and pain.''

Director James Mangold admits he was attracted to the film because of Wolverine's personal struggles, rather than just making a straight superhero action film.

He explained: ''I have a hero who has lost everything and everyone, some at his own hands. In some cases the casualty of being [nearly] immortal is that you outlast the mortals you love and you have to go on forever without them. For me, finding a character in that predicament of being lost emotionally, but not depressed, was the classic predicament of Westerns and samurai films.

''It's a man of violence, who has violence in his past and is trying to separate himself from the world so no one gets hurt, but ultimately gets called upon to use that power and violence for good. It's absolutely the trajectory of our film.''

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6 days ago

Javier Bardem In Talks For New Pirates Of The Caribbean

Oct 14 2014 2:40pm CDT | Source: Empire Online

He's considering Dead Men Tell No TalesHe’s already been courted for the role of a pirate in the last year – that would be Blackbeard in Pan, which ultimately went to Hugh Jackman – but someone else clearly thinks Javier Bardem would make a good malicious mariner. The actor is in talks to be the villain in Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Men Tells No Tales.According to The Hollywood Reporter, Bardem’s only at an early stage of discussio ...
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6 days ago

Exclusive X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST Blu-ray Clip Shows Cerebro Bringing Generations Together

Oct 14 2014 11:47am CDT | Source: Collider

X-Men: Days of Future Past is now available on Blu-ray, and today we're pleased to bring you an exclusive clip from the special features.  The clip points out fourteen years have passed between the original X-Men and the latest installment, and how that gulf has been bridged not only by the DOFP's plot, but by the actors in between.  In the clip, Hoult explains how walking through Cerebro alongside Hugh Jackman is his "childhood come to life", an ...
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1 week ago

Russia Just Had Its First Comic-Con, and It Was AWESOME

Oct 8 2014 6:16am CDT | Source: movie pilot

Don't get too worried just yet, Cap. Russia may have thrown its first Comic-Con this week, but that doesn't mean it's stolen San Diego's thunder quite yet.That said, it turns out the former Soviet Union hasn't entirely given up on competing with the US when it comes to immense, colorful extravaganzas of culture and awesomeness. The only major difference this time around? An awful lot of that culture is American Comic-Book themed, and awesome.Welcome, l ...
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2 weeks ago

Deadpool: New Revelation Has HUGE Consequences!?

Oct 6 2014 9:51am CDT | Source: movie pilot

When it comes to Fox's X-Men movies, there aren't many people better-informed than writer and producer Simon Kinberg. After all, he seems to have a finger in more or less every mutated pie - and to be a major behind-the-scenes influence on the movies' directions.So, when he gets talking about the upcoming Deadpool movie, as he did recently with Comicbook.com, we tend to pay close, close attention. Especially when he has big ...
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2 weeks ago

X-Men Days of Future Past Digital HD Review: Mutants Unite!

Oct 3 2014 1:08pm CDT | Source: movie fanatic

X-Men: Days of Future Past was one of our Top 17 summer movies of 2014 and you can imagine our thrill when Fox asked our to do a review of the Digital HD release of the film online, weeks before the X-Men: Days of Future Past DVD and Blu-Ray hits shelves. Bryan Singer has directed a marvel of a movie that brings together our favorite X-Men characters in the old(er) and younger versions. Ian McKellen and Michael Fassbender are Magneto, Patrick Stewart and James Mc ...
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2 weeks ago

Uncover the Details of RFK’s Secret Mutation Prior to the X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST DVD Release

Sep 30 2014 3:35pm CDT | Source: Collider

Thanks to X-Men: Days of Future Past we know that President John F. Kennedy was a mutant.  Magneto (Michael Fassbender) tried to save him, but he was apprehended before he could stop Lee Harvey Oswald’s bullet.  When Wolverine (Hugh Jackman), Professor X (James McAvoy), Beast (Nicholas Hoult) and Quicksilver (Evan Peters) broke him out of a Pentagon prison, Magneto insisted that he tried to save JFK because he was “one of us.” What if Robert F. Kennedy was a mutant as well?  Ac ...
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3 weeks ago

John Oliver Praises India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi For Hollywood Shoutout In Visit To US: VIDEO

Sep 29 2014 10:14am CDT | Source: Deadline

HBO's Last Week Tonight host John Oliver advises foreign politicians visiting the United States during the UN General Assembly — particularly those who, until recently, have not been allowed in the country because until four month ago over their role in the Gugarat riots —  is to stand next to Hugh Jackman and quote Star Wars. Oliver has been covering Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi since the ...
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3 weeks ago

What Will Be The First Total CGI Comic Book Movie!?

Sep 27 2014 2:33am CDT | Source: movie pilot

With the advent of CGI in the past 15 years comic book films have really been able to capitalize on the technology like no other genre. The mixture of live action and CGI has been blended to near seamless perfection. Yes, fans know that most of the imagery and even some characters are completely computer rendered, but we have learned to accept it and not be taken out of the story by it. Gollum form LoTRThe first near perfect rendering ...
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4 weeks ago

Bryan Singer Officially Directing X-MEN: APOCALYPSE

Sep 22 2014 3:08pm CDT | Source: Collider

Four or five months ago, the notion of Bryan Singer returning for X-Men: Apocalypse, seemed iffy.  Then, as the movie performed and treatment pages were teased, it seemed well within the realm of possibility.  And for the past month or so we've just assumed it was going to happen.  Now Singer's deal has closed and he's officially onboard.  So there it is. The story will follow the First Class gang along with Hugh Jackm ...
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4 weeks ago

X-Men Apocalypse: Simon Kinberg Dishes Re-Casting & More

Sep 22 2014 2:10pm CDT | Source: movie fanatic

We all know that X-Men: Apocalypse will be the follow-up to the wildly popular X-Men: Days of Future Past. The writer of both films, Simon Kinberg, talked with Yahoo Movies recently and shed a little light on what fans of the X-Men series can expect. One of the topics that was truly intriguing from the conversation was whether or not some fan favorites would be recast. "If we included some of the original X-Men ...
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