Jackman comtemplates an exit from "X-Men"
Wolverine role - 19th October 2013
Days of Future Past X-Men
Jackman, who's been playing the role of "Wolverine"
for 13 years stretching back to 2000's "X-Men,"
said he's still contemplating whether to continue
in the role after next year's "X-Men: Days of
honestly haven't made that decision. I've just finished
shooting X-men: Days of Future Past. I'll make a decision
in a little while," Jackman said in an exclusive
interview with Xinhua.
is in Beijing promoting his film "The Wolverine,"
which debuted in China on Thursday.
will come a time when I'll move on. The fans will
want me to move on. Or more importantly, the studio
will want me to move on. But right now I'm loving
it," he said.
Days of Future Past", scheduled to debut next
May, will be Jackman's seventh film as "Wolverine,"
a mutant superhero with a skeleton made out of adamantium,
a futuristic metal.
the San Sebastian Film Festival held in September,
he said "Great parts always outgrow the actors
that play them," which stirred up media conjecture
that he might be considering an exit from the "X-Men"
actress Fan Bingbing will also star in the next "X-Men"
film as another mutant. Jackman had high praise for
her. "Obviously, she's a very big star here in
China. I have a feeling it will be the same for her
in America and other parts of the world," he
Days of Future Past" is directed by Bryan Singer,
who brought the first two installments in the franchise
to the big screen. The new film has an all-star cast,
including Jackman, Jennifer Lawrence, Evan Peters,
Michael Fassbender, Ellen Page and James McAvoy.
certainly the biggest and the most epic X-men film.
It's a story which is emotionally rich, but intellectually,
it's gonna keep you on your toes. The plot is gonna
exceed people's expectations," Jackman revealed.
may return to Broadway next year, starring as famed
escape artist Houdini.
love to share my time between theatre and film. I
was performing in Los Angeles, doing a one-man show.
For me, that is the real joy of my career," Jackman
Days of Future Past
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