Well, this is it – Hugh Jackman’s last outing as Wolverine. He’s played the character in nine movies starting with 2000’s X-Men. It is in this, his last hurrah, that blows them all away. Logan is a powerful, contemplative film that perfectly ends Jackman’s run with the character. It’s a family drama, an action thriller, and the boldest, if not most affecting superhero flick in years.
Here are 5 reasons why Logan will be remembered fondly.
It’s just two weeks until the March 3rd opening for James Mangold‘s Logan and there’s already positive buzz about the film and its young star Dafne Keen. Mangold is ready to take on an X-23 spinoff if one is in the cards. FOX will be looking for something to fill the void of Hugh Jackman‘s exit from the very profitable X-Man movie franchise. Here’s what Mangold has to say about a spinoff. (more…)
For a movie that’s been playing things so mysteriously, there sure has been a lot revealed about Logan in the last couple of weeks. Hugh Jackman‘s curtain call as Wolverine has long been the subject of a number of rumours and potentialities, not the least of which is that the Old Man Logan inspired story would introduce us to a new Wolverine. That idea has basically been confirmed now because, as many of you may have guessed already, the character being played by young Dafne Keen in her big screen debut is indeed Laura Kinney, AKA X-23, Wolverine’s daughter and the inheritor of his mantle. (more…)