When the topic of The Wolverine came up, Jackman was keen to state his ambitions for the comic-book character that launched his career.
“For various reasons with the first movie I don’t think we got to the bottom of the character and I think that’s why, in this one, we’re calling it ‘The’ Wolverine. It should feel like a standalone movie,” he told us.
“It’s a wonderful idea, which is why Darren [ Aronofsky ] was interested in doing it. He’d been looking for a movie for a long time and he said that this was the best script he’d read. It didn’t work out in the end for many, complicated reasons but it was kind of a reassurance to me that I knew we were on the right path.”
The Wolverine opens on 26 July 2013.
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