Will ‘Wolverine’ Face Off Against the Blob, Gambit and Deadpool?

Many of the characters most famous foes may be slated to appear.

Hugh Jackman has said before that X-Men Origins: Wolverine will feature "a good bit of cameos of new and familiar mutants," and reports that have started flowing in seem to be proving him correct. Thanks to reports from Film School Rejects, Ain't It Cool News and The X-Verse, we have word that famous Marvel mutants The Blob, Deadpool and Gambit may all be slated to appear opposite Hugh Jackman in the prequel to Fox's X-Men.

Film School Rejects reports that a source inside the production confirmed the presence of the Blob in the film, complete with test footage already been shot with an actor in a rubber suit. According to their source, the suit makes the actor appear to weigh something in the realm of 800 lbs., but the character may appear even larger.

In the comic books, the Blob is one of the X-Men's oldest villains, with the power to make himself virtually immovable. His immense bulk also gave him some measure of superhuman strength and durability. No word yet on what actor will be portraying the Blob in X-Men Origins: Wolverine.

Meanwhile, Ain't It Cool News has confirmed that Ryan Reynolds is slated to appear in the film as the mutant mercenary Deadpool. Deadpool was a part of the same military program responsible for the transformation of Logan into Wolverine, and the two have history stretching back for decades. Known as the "Merc with a mouth," Deadpool is known for his off-color wisecracks and sarcastic sense of humor. Reynolds has been rumored to be connected to this character on-and-off for years, including times when it was thought that Deadpool might receive his own film.

Finally, The X-Verse says that Taylor Kitsch (Friday Night Lights) may have been cast in X-Men Origins: Wolverine in the role of the Cajun mutant known as Gambit. Gambit, a fan favorite who was featured heavily in Fox's animated X-Men series, was rumored for involvement in both X2: X-Men United and X-Men: The Last Stand, so fans should be pleased to see him appear in X-Men Origins: Wolverine. The report is quick to point out that the size of Kitsch's role is currently unknown, and may only be a cameo appearance.

X-Men Origins: Wolverine explores Wolverine's early days, before joining the X-Men. The film will cover Logan's early life, and his involvement with the mysterious Weapon X program. The film stars Hugh Jackman as Logan/Wolverine and Liev Shrieber as Creed/Sabretooth. X-Men Origins: Wolverine is due to arrive in theatres in 2009.

X-Men Origins: Wolverine was released May 1st, 2009 and stars Hugh Jackman, Liev Schreiber, Danny Huston, Will i Am, Lynn Collins, Kevin Durand, Dominic Monaghan, Taylor Kitsch. The film is directed by Gavin Hood.

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  1. The Boondock Saint

    hellsya mn i wanna c deadpool

    7 years agoby @combatmadness360Flag

  2. Radimus-83

    what? lol .... you know what i'm gettng at, and you would to dammit!!! lmao

    7 years agoby @radimus-83Flag

  3. Marcusx

    hahahaha RADIMUS! hahaha o damn my friend ahaha

    7 years agoby @marcusxFlag

  4. Radimus-83

    tell you what, if i could stretch my lips, they deff wouldn't be going to my ass!! ........ they'd be going to my balls!!!!!

    7 years agoby @radimus-83Flag

  5. The Kwisatz Haderach

    I want to be a mutant!

    7 years agoby @the-kwisatz-haderachFlag

  6. Marcusx

    haha that is awesome!

    7 years agoby @marcusxFlag

  7. T.Clark

    I'd love to love have those powers!!!!

    7 years agoby @insertusernamehereFlag

  8. Phatlightning

    someone on here, not going to mention any names, has an obsession with the anus. (pssssstt, he's right below me!!)

    7 years agoby @sxers2k1Flag

  9. They call me ITCHY BALLS

    Marcusx Mutant's special power: He has a butthole that gets big and starts breathing heavy and starts talking sh*t.

    Radimus-83's Mutant's special power: His lips grows out in a stretching motion and reaches around his ass and kisses his own butthole alot.

    7 years agoby @danbrchFlag

  10. T.Clark


    7 years agoby @insertusernamehereFlag

  11. Radimus-83

    i'm taking that as a compliment,, thanks f*ck-head!!

    7 years agoby @radimus-83Flag

  12. Marcusx

    no sense

    7 years agoby @marcusxFlag

  13. They call me ITCHY BALLS

    marcusx is a mutant. So is Radimus-83.

    7 years agoby @danbrchFlag

  14. Radimus-83

    did you just finish my sentence? lol

    7 years agoby @radimus-83Flag

  15. Phatlightning

    i mean they could start making up new ones and they would fool me.

    7 years agoby @sxers2k1Flag

  16. Radimus-83

    just how many more characters could the movie men throw into this? been a long time since i followed comics and what not..... so i'm sure there is a few mutants that i wouldn't think off!

    7 years agoby @radimus-83Flag

  17. Radimus-83

    it does make sense.

    7 years agoby @radimus-83Flag

  18. Phatlightning

    pure logic.

    7 years agoby @sxers2k1Flag

  19. Radimus-83

    HAHA, think seti73 has figured it out! lol

    7 years agoby @radimus-83Flag

  20. T.Clark

    EXACTLY! heh, heh, heh

    7 years agoby @insertusernamehereFlag

  21. seti73

    I think the blob took a dump...and that's how we GOT Rosie O'Donnell.

    7 years agoby @seti73Flag

  22. Marcusx

    hahaha travis funny sh*t lol and deadpool is in it confirmed and being played by ryan reynolds

    7 years agoby @marcusxFlag

  23. Lone Wolf

    I hope Deadpool is in it. He has always been one of my favorites.

    7 years agoby @54729Flag

  24. T.Clark

    Rosie O'Donnell doesn't take sh*ts...she IS a walking pile of sh*t. Now, who do u think would win: Blob or Rosie? I pick Rosie, cuz she's a fat lesbian bitch who would kick Blob in the nuts without thinking twice. That is, if she could find them. THAT'S IT! How does the BLOB thake a sh*t?! Or piss for that matter?!

    7 years agoby @insertusernamehereFlag

  25. Marcusx

    she just lets it go as she walks. she has like some kinda fat anal sh*t pocket she empties out once a week

    7 years agoby @marcusxFlag

  26. Radimus-83

    where do you think the Blob takes a sh*t? ...........or Rosie O' Donnell for that matter?

    7 years agoby @radimus-83Flag

  27. Marcusx

    doubt it...prolly rosie o'donnell haha i love using that haha

    7 years agoby @marcusxFlag

  28. seti73

    radimus - I already told you...Aretha Franklin is being cast as the blob.

    7 years agoby @seti73Flag

  29. YotaruVegeta

    Ryan Reynolds as Deadpool is such perfect casting. Oooh, I love it!

    7 years agoby @yotaruvegetaFlag

  30. Nathidamus

    I think that Deadpool should be a definite as he is part of the Weapon X program.As for the idea of Gambit and Blob, I am thinking that this is a stupid idea for this movie.Those two are meant for an X Men movie not a Wolverine spinoff.
    Fox shot themselves in the foot in relation to Gambit by making Rogue a teenager in the first place therefore killing the fun of the comic books where she and Gambit had that old Sexual tension issue.

    7 years agoby @nathidamusFlag

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