Hugh Jackman Is Back as Wolverine in ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’

Director Bryan Singer confirms the franchise star will return as the iconic superhero via his twitter account.

Bryan Singer has confirmed that Hugh Jackman is returning as Wolverine in X-Men: Days of Future Past. The director announced the news to all of his followers on Twitter late last night.

Here is what he had to say about the actor returning.

Hugh Jackman is also portraying the iconic X-Man in James Mangold's upcoming The Wolverine. The film tells the story of Logan's samurai training in Japan. It will hit theaters July 26th, 2013.

X-Men: Days of Future Past was released May 23rd, 2014 and stars Hugh Jackman, James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Halle Berry, Nicholas Hoult, Anna Paquin, Ellen Page. The film is directed by Bryan Singer.

Sources: Twitter

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Comments (18)

  1. Dfella504

    dam rite!!!!!!!! u should b glad

    2 years agoby @dfellaFlag

  2. Daniel Cantu

    Hugh Jackman is just addicted to X-Men seriously which isn't a bad thing at all. He has done great on every other X-Men movie he's been in.

    2 years agoby @Deadpoolx11Flag

  3. Josh

    This is not surprising. I think Jackman will jump at the chance to appear in any X-Men film.

    2 years agoby @shuabertFlag

  4. Mykewon

    I'm really tired of wolverine lately. He used to be my favorite character but I can't stand how is everywhere. I really wish they treat cyclops and Colossus with respect. plus I would still get rid of singer as a director writer whatever.

    2 years agoby @mykewonFlag

  5. Superman81

    @ROFLitschristian I agree with not making him the focus to a certain extent. Fassbender was awesome as Magneto so I would like to see more of him but the Days of Future Past storyline focused around Wolverine as he was one of the few left alive.

    2 years agoby @superman81Flag

  6. ROFLitschristian

    Old news is good, but old. Glad to see's they're mixing the new and the old, but please, PLEASE, don't make him the central focus. That's going to be a breaking point for me.

    2 years agoby @ROFLitschristianFlag

  7. Dan

    As long as it doesn't become Wolverine and the X-Men: DOFP.

    2 years agoby @dan1Flag

  8. SherlockHolmes2009

    Great choice to bring him back

    2 years agoby @SherlockHolmes2009Flag

  9. WongFu

    I do enjoy the X-Men films but so far, the films only focus's on one character...and I want that to end.
    X-Men is a team and needs to be treated like one.

    2 years agoby @instead8909Flag

  10. WongFu

    A better title would be.

    Wolverine: Blood and Gore

    2 years agoby @instead8909Flag

  11. WongFu

    Non of the X-Men films has let Logan to be the best at what he does. Why should this be any different? I'll tell you why, it's because he so much darker than any of them but no, the studio reps what him to be as soft as a bunny.
    I'm hoping The Wolverine would frighten them. You can't turn a killer into a soft bunny unless the bunny has deadly claws and turn its victims into road kill.

    They have butchered the character that I love too much.
    I want Logan to be a lone, and have him kill targets.

    the true Logan doesn't give a s--- because he's the best at what he does when he's a lone.

    2 years agoby @instead8909Flag

  12. The Real Goku


    2 years agoby @therealGokuFlag

  13. The Real Goku

    @Lynchian I think it's a good thing. Something needed to happen with the xmen films. The 3rd movie was t very good. This gives them a fresh start in a sense

    2 years agoby @therealGokuFlag

  14. The Cryptkeeper: Resurrected

    Well that's good. I was not very happy with Jackman's cameo in First Class.

    2 years agoby @cryptFlag

  15. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    The gang is all here...almost

    2 years agoby @bawnian-dexeusFlag

  16. Lynchian

    I have a hunch that this will become X-Men 4 initially.

    A name tweak and it would make, not much of a difference.

    2 years agoby @LynchianFlag

  17. Roberto Mata

    This news was confirmed already!

    2 years agoby @Roberto-MataFlag

  18. Superman81

    This movie is shaping up nicely. Jackman is Wolverine

    2 years agoby @superman81Flag

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