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Hugh Jackman Wants To Play Wolverine Forever

Hugh Jackman Wants To Play Wolverine Forever


Good news for fans of Hugh Jackman as the actor wants to keep playing Wolverine.

Following X-Men: Days Of Future Past there seemed to be question whether or not Jackman would be returning to play Logan; however, things seemed to be smoothed out as Hugh Jackman is said to be appearing in next year’s X-Men: Apocalypse and the sequel to The Wolverine in 2017.

Now while speaking with EOnline, Jackman goes so far as to say he never wants to stop being Wolverine.

“I said to my wife, ‘The moral is that I should never stop playing Wolverine,” Jackman said. ‘I’ve got to find a way to keep playing him until I die.’ I know that someday they’ll recast the role with another actor… I’d be happy if the role was eventually recast. It would mean that it had become iconic.”

Jackman even goes on to state that the next time he will play Wolverine, he wants to be in better shape both physically and emotionally.

“I always want to be in better shape than I was for the last one,” Jackman said. “I don’t believe in stagnation. People say they try to maintain the status quo. But I believe the natural cycle means you’re either advancing and getting closer to something or you’re receding…Every time I play Wolverine I want to go further, physically and emotionally.”

Hugh Jackman next’s movie hits March 6th with Chappie, and Jackman is starring in Pan as Blackbeard, which is out July 24th.