X-Men

Why Russell Crowe Really Turned Down Playing Wolverine: He’s Not Into Cartoons

It’s become quite the water cooler geek topic over the past few weeks regarding the news that Russell Crowe turned down the opportunity to play Wolverine in 2000’s X-Men, leading the way for Hugh Jackman’s rise to fame in the role. In this interview with Access Hollywood’s Michelle Beadle at the NYC press junket for Les Misérables, Crowe dishes on why taking ...

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Hugh Jackman In Talks For X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST & Confirms Crowe’s Past Wolverine Casting

I’m a bit late to the party here, but nonetheless check out this Access Hollywood interview with Hugh Jackman, where he explains to Michelle Beadle how his old friend Russell Crowe’s disinterest in the role of Wolverine changed his life forever. Sure the story has been circling the web for the past few weeks now, but what has been predominantly absent ...

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Sirs Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart Set To Return In X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST

Director/ Producer Bryan Singer took to his Twitter account to let everyone know that he won’t be the only one returning to the big screen X-Men world in X-Men: Days of Future Past, the follow-up to X-Men: First Class. Sirs Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen will be joining First Class cast members James McAvoy, Jennifer Lawrence, Michael Fassbender and Nicholas Hoult ...

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THE WOLVERINE Has A New Teaser Poster PLUS Live Chat With Hugh Jackman From The Set

Check out this very cool back-to-basics teaser one-sheet that has been released by 20th Century Fox for The Wolverine. Care to compare this image to the disappointing photoshopped final poster for the billion dollar grossing The Avengers? Please maintain this train of thought 20th Century Fox, this Wolverine image is amazing! As reported here last week, The Wolverine will in fact ...

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THE WOLVERINE Will Take Place After All Previous X-MEN Films, PLUS New Official Image

In an interview with Empire Magazine, director James Mangold revealed that the currently in- production The Wolverine will take place after all the previous X-Men movies, debunking the assumption that its timeline was in between 2000’s X-Men and its quasi-prequel 2009’s X-Men Origins: Wolverine. “Where this film sits in the universe of the films is after them all,” Mangold told Empire. “Jean ...

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