Hugh Jackman appears to be just as excited as Marvel fans about his upcoming return to the role of Wolverine in 2024’s Deadpool 3.
Hugh Jackman’s return to his iconic X-Men role was recently revealed in a video shared to social media by Deadpool actor Ryan Reynolds. Deadpool 3 will mark the first film in the franchise to take place in the MCU, meaning it may be the last chance for Jackman’s Wolverine to make an appearance.
Asked about his decision to return recently, Hugh Jackman shared his excitement to be putting Wolverine’s claws back on.
Hugh Jackman Wanted To Bring Wolverine Back
A video shared on TikTok sees Hugh Jackman asked what convinced him to bring Wolverine back to the big screen in the MCU’s Deadpool 3.
In response to the question, Jackman simply says “Come on! I make my own decisions,” suggesting he didn’t need any convincing. He’s also seen imitating Wolverine’s claws in the videos. Obviously Hugh Jackman’s excited to bring his most beloved character back to life one more time.
Check out Hugh Jackman’s response in the video below:
While a follow-up video to the initial announcement appeared to confirm Deadpool 3 would take place before Logan, explaining Wolverine still being alive, no details have actually been confirmed regarding how Hugh Jackman’s much-loved mutant will factor into the events of Deadpool 3.
Here’s the official synopsis for Deadpool 2:
After surviving a near fatal bovine attack, a disfigured cafeteria chef (Wade Wilson) struggles to fulfill his dream of becoming Mayberry’s hottest bartender while also learning to cope with his lost sense of taste. Searching to regain his spice for life, as well as a flux capacitor, Wade must battle ninjas, the yakuza, and a pack of sexually aggressive canines, as he journeys around the world to discover the importance of family, friendship, and flavor – finding a new taste for adventure and earning the coveted coffee mug title of World’s Best Lover.
Directed by David Leitch from a script written by Rhett Reese & Paul Wernick & Ryan Reynolds, Deadpool 2 stars Ryan Reynolds, Josh Brolin, Morena Baccarin, Julian Dennison, Zazie Beetz, T.J. Miller, Brianna Hildebrand, and Jack Kesy.
Deadpool 2 is now available on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-Ray, DVD, and Digital HD. Stay tuned for all the latest news regarding Deadpool 3 and Hugh Jackman’s role, and be sure to subscribe to Heroic Hollywood’s YouTube channel for more video content.