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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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Chappie Trailer Arrives

Nov 4 2014 11:37am CST | Source: Empire Online

Neill Blomkamp's robot faces some serious oddsFirst came the poster, and as inevitably as night follows day here comes the trailer for Neill Blomkamp's Chappie (which sounds a bit rude when phrased that way). Prepare yourselves for the most instantly sympathetic robot since Wall-E, and scenes of robot trauma that may upset younger viewers, or really anyone who loves their smartphone and feels good about their microwa ...
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Must Watch: First Trailer for Neill Blomkamp's New Film 'Chappie'

Nov 4 2014 11:11am CST | Source: First Showing

"I brought you into this world... a machine that can think and feel." Yes! It's time for our first look. Sony Pictures has debuted the first trailer for Neill Blomkamp's Chappie, a story about a boy, his robot, and the big, bad world he brings him into. Dev Patel stars as the creator of Chappie, a robot who will rely on his heart and soul to find his way in the world and become his own man. Sharlto Copley voices our new friend Chappie, and the cast includes Hugh Jackman an ...
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2 weeks ago

A Poster For Neill Blomkamp's CHAPPIE!!

Nov 3 2014 1:10pm CST | Source: aintitcool

Promotion for the March 2015 release is underway. Read the full article on AICN I’m a big fan of Neill Blomkamp’s work.  DISTRICT 9 spectacularly nailed what he was attempting to accomplish; ELYSIUM hit far from the mark but was interesting and occasionally arresting all the same.   As such, I’m very curious to see what he has in store for us with CHAPPIE, which opens March 6.   Here’s the first poster for the fi ...
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3 weeks ago

Taylor Swift Joins Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan for 'Shake It Off' Spoof

Oct 31 2014 9:46pm CDT | Source: ace showbiz

The 'Love Story' hitmaker appears with the 'Live! with Kelly and Michael' hosts toward the end of the parody video, which also features Hugh Jackman, Kerry W ...
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3 weeks ago

AFM 2014 Casting News: Volume I

Oct 30 2014 9:35pm CDT | Source: dark horizons

Lion Nicole Kidman and Dev Patel are attached to star in "Lion" for The Weinstein Company and See-Saw Films. Hugh Jackman was also rumored to be attached, but his agent has denied the reports. Based on Saroo Brierley's "A Long Way Home," the story follows a street kid from Calcutta (Patel) who is taken in and adopted by a couple in Australia. Garth Davis ("Top of the Lake") is attached to helm the film while Luke Davies penned the s ...
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3 weeks ago

New VOD and Streaming Movies, Plus: How to Watch '22 Jump Street' at Home Right Now

Oct 28 2014 11:51am CDT | Source: movies.com

Our resident VOD expert tells you what's new to rent and own this week on the various streaming services such as cable Movies On Demand, Amazon, iTunes, Vudu and, of course, Netflix. Cable Movies On Demand: Same-day-as-disc releases, older titles and pretheatrical exclusives for rent, priced from $3-$10, in 24- or 48-hour periods America: Imagine the World Without Her (documentary; Dinesh D'Souza; rated PG-13) Begin Again (comedy; Kei ...
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4 weeks ago

If It Were Up To Keanu Reeves, He'd Have Played BOTH Of These Superheroes

Oct 22 2014 4:59pm CDT | Source: movie pilot

I can't even lie. Keanu Reeves did the damn thing in The Matrix trilogy as Neo. He also did a solid job as John Constantine in Constantine and now we'll see about another action-packed role he's tackling in John Wick which comes out this weekend and is being praised by critics as one of the best action films to happen in a long, long time. Now rumored to be in the mix for possibly playing Doct ...
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4 weeks ago

Keanu Reeves Wanted To Be Batman And Wolverine?!

Oct 22 2014 4:59pm CDT | Source: movie pilot

I can't even lie. Keanu Reeves did the damn thing in The Matrix trilogy as Neo. He also did a solid job as John Constantine in Constantine and now we'll see about another action-packed role he's tackling in John Wick which comes out this weekend and is being praised by critics as one of the best action films to happen in a long, long time. Now rumored to be in the mix for possibly playing Doctor Strange, Reeves recently admitted in an inter ...
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4 weeks ago

Quicksilver Is Back In ‘X-Men: Apocalypse;’ Could We See a Solo Movie?

Oct 22 2014 4:45pm CDT | Source: Slash Film

Even people who didn’t like X-Men: Days of Future Past love the Quicksilver scene. As Charles, Logan and Hank sneak into the Pentagon to break out Erik, they employ the talents of a young speedy mutant named Quicksilver. He steals the movie with an incredible slow motion scene where he runs around a kitchen, under active sprinklers, completely changing the situation in order to help our heroes. You can watch a behi ...
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4 weeks ago

Chris Rock and Julia Louis-Dreyfus Turned Down the Offer to Host This Year’s Oscars

Oct 22 2014 3:49pm CDT | Source: Collider

It was announced last week that the excellent Neil Patrick Harris will be hosting this coming February's Oscar ceremony, but it turns out that NPH wasn’t the Academy’s first choice.  THR reports that producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron—who have produced the last two ceremonies in a row—first “begged” Ellen Degeneres to return as Oscar for this year’s ceremony.  She firmly declined the offer, and then they next ap ...
Source: Collider   Full article at: Collider
 

 

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