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Hugh Jackman To Play Wolverine 'One Last Time'

3/30/2015 12:15pm EDT
Hugh Jackman in The Wolverine
Hugh Jackman shared a photo on Instagram over the weekend, revealing that his next film as iconic X-Men character Wolverine will be his last.

"Wolverine... one last time," he captioned a shot of his hands, one with his adamantium claws extended.


A photo posted by Hugh Jackman (@thehughjackman) on Mar 28, 2015 at 10:40am PDT

Jackman has played the character in four X-Men movies, along with standalone films X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009) and 2013's The Wolverine.

A third Wolverine film is set for release in 2017, meaning it's unlikely that he'll ...

Early, High-Quality Leak Could Be Devastating For 'Expendables 3'

7/26/2014 7:33pm EDT
Expendables 3
Someone has a DVD-quality copy of the upcoming Expendables 3, and that person has shared it almost 200,000 times in a matter of 24 hours.

While screeners of upcoming films is nothing new, they are generally done with a camera from within the theater – so distractions such as theater noise and crowd movement make the pirated film not as attractive as the true experience. However, pirated films created from the digital source with sound and footage completely intact make for a theater-like experience, considering the technology in many movie lovers’ homes today.

The leak is one of the earli...

Hugh Jackman Nearly Severed His Manhood While Shooting 'Wolverine'

5/2/2014 4:01pm EDT
Hugh Jackman
Hugh Jackman nearly became Hugh-nuch Jackman after an on-set scare while filming 2009's X-Men Origins: Wolverine.

The actor was filming a nude scene while in character and wearing his signature metal claws when he found himself face-to-face wiht a group of femail crew members. Jackman panicked and tried to cover himself up, flirting with serious disaster.

"I quite enjoyed (being naked) really, it's a very freeing feeling..." the 45-year-old told British talk show host Graham Norton. "There was a very intense first scene and I insisted on a closed set. I ran round the corner and all the fe...

Hugh Jackman Tapped To Reprise Wolverine Role

11/6/2013 10:59am EST
The Wolverine
Hugh Jackman will reprise his role as Wolverine in an upcoming sequel. Multiple reports indicate the "X-Men" star will once again play the mutant anti-hero, and director James Mangold will also be on on board for the project.

The new film will mark the eighth time Jackman has played James "Logan" Howlett and his alter ego. He recently portrayed the character in "The Wolverine" this past summer.

Jackman first donned the claws and sideburns in 2000 film "X-Men" and its two sequels. He also appeared in the spin-off "X-Men Origins: Wolverine" and made a cameo in "X-Men: First Class."

In May,...

'X-Men Days Of Future Past' - First Trailer Released (Watch It!)

10/29/2013 11:01pm EDT
X-Men Days Of Future Past
The first full-length trailer for next spring's X-Men: Days of Future Past was relesed on Tuesday, and the new clip gives quick glimpses of some new characters and confirms what the title suggests: time travel.

The film brings the cast of the first three X-Men films together with that of 2011 prequel X-Men: First Class and "the overall tone is a bit darker than previous films, particularly because of the stakes," according to director Bryan Singer, who answered fan questions during a fan chat on Twitter Monday.

The story finds Professor Xavier (Patrick Stewart) sending Wolverine (Hugh Jac...

Hugh Jackman And PSY Do 'Gangnam Style' On Set Of 'The Wolverine'

10/17/2012 1:11pm EDT
Hugh Jackman and Psy
X-Men's Wolverine has gotten into the latest dance craze that's been sweeping the world over, thanks to PSY's hit single "Gangnam Style."

The Korean singer joined actor Hugh Jackman for a little song and dance and gave the star a lesson on how to do his famous horse-riding dance on the Australian set of next year's sequel to X-Men Origins: Wolverine.

Jackman stayed in character and PSY donned his own set of the iconic superhero's claws and they both posted photos to their twitter pages.

"Had a great time with @RealHughJackman #GangnamStyleWolverine~!!! lol," PSY writes

"Slicing gangnam ...

Hugh Jackman & Jimmy Fallon Have A 'Water War' (Video)

10/9/2011 10:30pm EDT
Jimmy Fallon and Hugh Jackman have a water war
Hugh Jackman was drenched with water on TV on Thursday night as he played a card game with Jimmy Fallon.

The X-Men Origins: Wolverine star sat down for a chat on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, and the pair played classic card game War, but changed the rules so the loser was splashed with water at every defeat.

Fallon told Jackman, "We are going to have a water war. Now, it's just like the card game War, but with water. So, if you lose a hand you get splashed in the face. We each have five cups of water. The first one to use all of his cups on the other guy wins and gets to water canon the ...

Hugh Jackman: 'I Only Work Out Because I'm Paid To'

9/10/2011 4:00pm EDT
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Hugh Jackman talked to Men's Fitness for their October issue, and he revealed that he isn't the gym rat he appears to be.

"I don't really enjoy training. People say it's addictive, but I'm like, 'Not so much,'" Jackman says. "If I weren't getting paid or didn't have a character like Wolverine to maintain, I would just be a tall, lean, fit guy."

Hugh also says as he gets older, the training because that much tougher. "Over the past three or four years it's gotten a lot tougher. I have to eat a stricter diet. I have to train even harder. I can't get away with what I used to."

The Aussie a...

'X-Men Origins: Wolverine' Sequel Gets Complete Rewrite

9/5/2011 10:19am EDT
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Production on Hugh Jackman's forthcoming movie The Wolverine is facing further delay - film executives have ordered a complete rewrite of the script.

Shooting on the latest installment in the X-Men franchise has already been pushed back until the spring due to unpredictable weather conditions in Japan, where part of the mutant superhero action blockbuster was due to be filmed later this year.

But according to, the project has hit another stumbling block - director James Mangold has replaced The Usual Suspects screenwriter Christopher McQuarrie with Mark Bomback, who penned 200...

Hugh Jackman Beats Johnny Depp In Sexiest Sci-Fi Star Poll

9/2/2011 10:13am EDT
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Hugh Jackman has beaten competition from Johnny Depp and David Tennant to be named the sexiest actor in science fiction.

Jackman plays mutant superhero Wolverine in the "X-Men" franchise, and fans have voted him their favourite sci-fi star in a poll by TV network Syfy.

Former "Doctor Who" star Tennant came second, while British actor John Barrowman lands third place for his role in "Torchwood."

Depp came fourth for his movie "Edward Scissorhands," while Harrison Ford rounded out the top five for his portrayal of Han Solo in the "Star Wars" films.

In the female category, Sarah Michelle G...

Hugh Jackman Gets Some Sun & Has Some Fun With His Kids On The Beach In France

7/31/2011 2:54pm EDT
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Hugh Jackman spent the day Sunday playing with his children on the beach in St. Tropez.

The X-Men Origins: Wolverine star showed off his toned body while frolicking with daughter Ava and son Oscar at the south France hot spot.

Last week Jackman was promoting upcoming his upcoming "Rock-em Sock-em Robots" influenced film Real Steel at San Diego's annual Comic Con, and was asked about upcoming X-Men sequel Wolverine.

Script is done for Wolverine," he tells Access Hollywood. "[T]his afternoon – [I'm] going to be meeting up with the director James Mangold."

Shooting for the film begins in O...

Muy Bueno! Ryan Reynolds Looks Sexy At Spanish 'Green Lantern' Premiere

7/22/2011 8:57am EDT
Ryan Reynolds
Ryan Reynolds attended the Spanish premiere of "Green Lantern' in Madrid yesterday. He looked sexy in a cream suit and button-down shirt.

The newly single star may not be unattached after all. Ryan and Scarlett Johansson finalized their divorce earlier this month, but the actor has been linked to Charlize Theron.

Ryan isn't done with his superhero roles. He stars in the upcoming "X-Men Origins: Deadpool." He returns as the wise-cracking killer for hire in this expansion of his Marvel character last seen in the blockbuster "Wolverine" solo film.

Rising Hollywood Stars To Keep Your Eye On

7/19/2011 11:10am EDT
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We're always on the lookout for riding Hollywood stars, and today we have another crop of small names that are about to become big names.

Taylor Kitsch: He's been on Friday Night Lights for five years and had a supporting role as Gambit in X-Men Origins: Wolverine. Next year he will be starring in John Carter as the titular character, and we expect Kitsch to go far riding the buzz the film earns him. He also is set to star in the film adaptation of Battleship - yeah, the board game.

Lily Collins: Being the daughter of Phil Collins is enough to get attention, but Lily Collins is workin...

'X-Men: First Class' Topples 'Hangover Part II' At Weekend Box Office

6/6/2011 9:19am EDT
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The new "X-Men" prequel has stormed to the top of the box office with a $56 million opening weekend.

The Marvel film, starring Michael Fassbender and James McAvoy and featuring split-second cameos from original "X-Men" Hugh Jackman and Rebecca Romijn, toppled "The Hangover Part II," which dropped a spot to two with a second-weekend haul of $32.4 million.

The comedy has taken in $190 million in just 10 days.

"Kung Fu Panda 2" and "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides" round out the new top four.

New 'X-Men: First Class' Online Exclusive Trailer Released (Video)

4/21/2011 1:00pm EDT
X-Men First Class
A new 90-second web only preview of the upcoming X-Men prequel, X-Men: First Class, hit the web - and you can watch it right here.

The upcoming prequel stars James McAvoy as Charles Xavier and Michael Fassbender as Erik Lehnsherr (aka Magneto), two friends discovering their extraordinary powers for the first time before mutants became commonplace in the world.

The two band together with others like them to help avert nuclear Armageddon, but in the process have a falling out and become bitter enemies.

The film also stars Jennifer Lawrence, January Jones, Rose Byrne, Lucas Till, Jason Flem...

Patrick Stewart Supports Assisted Suicides

4/17/2011 4:13pm EDT
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Patrick Stewart has thrown his support behind a campaign to legalise assisted suicide after a friend was driven to end her life "in the most ghastly way."

The X-Men star has refused to go into detail about the tragedy which has spurred him on to become a patron of the Dignity in Dying group, which is calling for a change in the law to allow assisted deaths.

Stewart has only revealed the loss of a close friend, as well as his age and health issues, has convinced him to back the drive.

He tells Britain's The Sunday Times, "A lot of it has to do with my age. I had a heart procedure five yea...

Oscar-Nominee Jennifer Lawrence Is Hollywood's Next Big Star

4/15/2011 2:00pm EDT
Jennifer Lawrence
Jennifer Lawrence heats up the new issue Of GQ magazine by stripping down to her underwear for a sexy photo shoot. The 20-year-old up-and-comer stars in this summer's X-Men: First Class, as the shape-shifting Mystique.

Jennifer takes over the role made famous by Rebecca Romijn for the franchise's prequel, which takes place before Professor Charles Xavier and Magneto become enemies and their team of mutants team up to save the world from nuclear annihilation.

The film's director, Matthew Vaughn, tells GQ, "There are a lot of young American actors right now who haven't got any technique, an...

Director Darren Aronofsky Quits 'Wolverine' Sequel

3/17/2011 1:52pm EDT
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Darren Aronofsky is bowing out of directing 20th Century Fox’s sequel The Wolverine, saying the project would keep him out of the country for too long.

Fox and Hugh Jackman - who is set to return in the title role - said they remain fully committed to making Wolverine and will move aggressively to find a new director.

Fox hadn’t yet greenlit the sequel. A significant portion of the movie will be shot overseas (there had been plans to shoot in Japan).

"As I talked more about the film with my collaborators at Fox, it became clear that the production of ...

Ryan Reynolds Assures 'X-Men' Fans That 'Deadpool' Movie is Still Happening

3/6/2011 3:07pm EST
Ryan Reynolds
Ryan Reynolds has reassured fans his role as the Green Lantern won't interfere with a movie about his X-Men anti-hero Deadpool, insisting the mutant spin-off is "still in the works."

Reynolds is set to take over the big screen as the Green Lantern this summer, and devotees have expressed fears that plans for a Deadpool film will be shelved.

But the hunky actor is confident he will eventually be able to reprise his role as Deadpool, the sword-wielding mercenary he played in X-Men Origins: Wolverine.

He tells Britain's Empire magazine, "That's still in the works. I'm not sure how logistica...

Hugh Jackman Is Bulking Up Like Mike Tyson For New 'X-Men' Film

2/4/2011 11:00am EST
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Hugh Jackman is guzzling down over 6,000 calories a day in a bid to bulk up to play "X-Men" mutant Wolverine again.

"Black Swan" director Darren Aronofsky has called on the Aussie to look big for his new movie - and Jackman admits his new diet is "rough."

He tells the Los Angeles Times, "I don't know how much I want to give away about it, but Darren said with the last one (film), 'Hey, you looked great, but you're so tall that in those long shots you looked kind of like Clint Eastwood, and that's not Wolverine...' (I have to be) powerful, stocky... short and thick."

And Jackman insists h...

Jennifer Lawrence Had Allergic Reaction To Blue 'X-Men' Makeup

1/23/2011 11:18am EST
Jennifer Lawrence
Winter's Bone star Jennifer Lawrence suffered for her art on the set of the new X-Men prequel X-Men: First Class - she had an allergic reaction to the body paint that turned her into mutant Mystique.

A skin doctor was called to the set when the pretty star broke out in rashes and boils when the blue paint was applied to her skin.

She tells The Hollywood Reporter, "I got a couple of things from the paint, like weird boils, rashes and blisters... and a doctor had to pop them."

But once that scare was taken care of, Lawrence really began to realize what she had signed up for - months of dai...

Hugh Jackman Getting Fitness Tips From Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson

12/9/2010 12:00am EST
Hugh Jackman
Hugh Jackman has been taking tips from former wrestler Dwayne Johnson as he struggles to bulk up for his latest Wolverine movie.

The Australian actor is bringing his X-Men character back for a second solo outing and director Darren Aronofsky has ordered him to hit the gym and make sure he is even more muscled for the X-Men Origins: Wolverine sequel.

Jackman admits he's finding it tough to put on 25 pounds of muscle for the role as the clawed mutant before filming begins early next year, so he called The Rock for advice.

He tells, "(Twenty five pounds) is more than I ever have (put...

Cute Pic Of The Day: Hugh Jackman & His French Bulldog Puppy

12/4/2010 12:00pm EST
Hugh Jackman
We spotted a heavily bearded Hugh Jackman, bulking up for the next "X-Men: Origins - Wolverine 2" film, walking his new 6-month-old French bulldog puppy out in NYC earlier this week.

He also stars in the upcoming film "Unbound Captives." Madeleine Stowe makes her directorial debut with this long-gestating period production starring Rachel Weisz as a woman whose two children are kidnapped and husband killed in a skirmish with a Comanche tribe in the 1850s.

Jackman plays a frontiersman who saves her and Twilight's Robert Pattinson plays her son.

Click for more great Hugh Jackman pictures...

One To Watch: 'X-Men: First Class' Star Jennifer Lawrence

10/30/2010 8:30am EDT
Jennifer Lawrence
Actress Jennifer Lawrence recently discussed her 6-hour ordeal to get into the character of Mystique for the upcoming "X-Men" movie.

She explained, "When everybody hears that, they think I'm laying down and sleeping but it's not like that. I have to stand or sit on a bicycle seat! First they put these latex scales on me and then it's six layers of body paint and then eye make-up and then hair."

The young ranks of the X-Men mutant supergroup are mined in the youth-minded installment.

Taking its title from the 2006 comic, the feature will focus on the early years of Professor X (James McAv...

10 Reasons Darren Aronofsky Should Direct The New ‘Wolverine’ Movie

10/19/2010 10:08am EDT
Chances are that by the time you read this, an official announcement will be made as to whether or not indie genius Darren Aronofsky will be directing the sequel to “X-Men Origins: Wolverine.” Either way, here are the Top 10 reasons the director should choose the “Wolverine” franchise as his first foray into big budget filmmaking.

10. The story of “Wolverine 2,” which is being scripted by Christopher McQuarrie who also wrote the mind-bogglingly good “The Usual Suspects,” will involve Logan/Wolverine travelling to Japan to study the way of the samurai. Assumedly, this story will be much mor...

Darren Aronofsky In Talks For The Next 'Wolverine' Movie

10/6/2010 11:14am EDT
Darren Aronofsky
Yesterday, Vulture reported that Darren Aronofsky is currently in talks to direct 20th Century Fox’s untitled ‘X-Men Origins: Wolverine’ sequel. According to the piece, Aronofsky was the favored man to take on the new ‘Superman’ movie but Warner Bros. needs the project to start production in 2011 and with reported script issues, they decided to offer the project to Zack Snyder, thinking he would get the project moving much faster in order to avoid any lawsuits. I don’t know why Aronofsky is all of a sudden the go to guy for super hero movies and sequels. He hasn’t made a huge tent pole a...

Hugh Jackman Shows Off His Guns

9/24/2010 3:00pm EDT
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We spotted Hugh Jackman, currently bulking up for "X-Men Origins: Wolverine 2," return home in New York City today. He showed off his bulging muscles following an early morning workout. We likey!

Hugh was recently beaten by Matthew McConaughey in a "Sexiest Bikini Body" vote in Parade magazine. He was listed along with Zac Efron and David Beckham.

He was also beaten by "The Vampire Diaries" star Ian Somerhalder in a "Sexiest Beast" poll by Entertainment Weekly magazine.

We think Hugh was robbed! He deserves a best body or beast designation, don' you think?

Click for more great Hugh Ja...

Halle Berry Looks Amazing In A Skin-Tight Black Dress

9/21/2010 9:35pm EDT
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Halle Berry wore a skin-tight black dress at the "22 Ways To Say Black Party" at Milk Studios in New York City on Monday. She paired the outfit with tiny silver sandals. Can she get any hotter than this?

Halle was recently named one of the "sexiest beasts" by EW magazine for her character Storm in the "X-Men" franchise. We wholeheartedly agree.

Unfortunately, it looks like the actress is off the market. She was recently photographed hitting the streets of London hand in hand with Olivier Martinez.

Reports circulated earlier this month that she was romancing the French actor after the pa...

Ian Somerhalder Is The 'Sexiest Beast' In America

8/27/2010 10:37am EDT
The Vampire Diaries
Former "Lost" star Ian Somerhalder's vampire character in "The Vampire Diaries" has beaten "Twilight's" Edward Cullen to be crowned America's Sexiest Beast.

The actor's Damon Salvatore finished just ahead of Robert Pattinson's movie bloodsucker in Entertainment Weekly magazine's new poll of favorite TV movie monsters.

Cullen beat Cameron from "The Sarah Connor Chronicles," played by Summer Glau, and Salvatore beat Hugh Jackman's Wolverine to make it to the final vote.

Morena Baccarin's "V" character Anna, Taylor Lautner's Jacob Black, Halle Berry's Storm and Alexander Skarsgard's "True B...

Ryan Reynolds Spent Two Weeks In A Coffin

8/19/2010 12:31am EDT
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Ryan Reynolds has described his experience on the set of new low-budget thriller "Buried" as his worst - because he spent 14 days locked in a seven-foot-long wooden 'coffin.'

The actor plays a U.S. truck driver who is kidnapped in Iraq and buried alive with only a cellphone and a lighter for company and spent two weeks rolling around in the dirt and sand underground in Barcelona, Spain.

He admits the shoot left him unable to sleep and desperate for a getaway with his wife Scarlett Johansson when filming wrapped.

He tells Entertainment Weekly magazine, "I never slept, and it was a real pr...