Although fans never got to see Hugh Jackman in the classic Wolverine suit on the big screen, a new image shows the star wearing the comic-accurate outfit.
Although the future of characters like Wolverine and the X-Men now lies with Kevin Feige and the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Hugh Jackman’s work in the role of Logan in the Fox franchise will never be forgotten by fans regardless of who picks up the mantle going forward. But one of the biggest disappointments from Jackman’s time as the character was that he never got to don the striking yellow costume from the comics which helped make the hero so popular on the page and in animation.
But a new image from George Evangelista on Instagram shows off what Hugh Jackman could’ve looked like in the suit that was briefly teased in a deleted scene from James Mangold’s The Wolverine. The armoured tactical look (alongside those huge ears on his cowl) certainly matches the comics in a realistic way. It’s also a design that would perfectly fit the MCU. Although for the moment, Feige himself recently denied that casting has begun for the role. With names like Taron Egerton and Keanu Reeves constantly thrown around by fans for potential MCU Wolverine candidates, it’ll be interesting to see which direction the studio goes in. Take a look at Hugh Jackman in the classic Wolverine suit below.
What do you make of the classic Wolverine suit? Are you disappointed Hugh Jackman never got to wear the costume in the X-Men movies? Who do you think should play the hero in the MCU? Sound-off in the comments below!
Here is the official synopsis for Hugh Jackman’s Logan:
In the near future, a weary Logan cares for an ailing Professor X in a hide out on the Mexican border. But Logan’s attempts to hide from the world and his legacy are up-ended when a young mutant arrives, being pursued by dark forces.
Directed by James Mangold, Logan stars Hugh Jackman, Sir Patrick Stewart, Dafne Keen, Stephen Merchant, Richard E. Grant, Eriq LaSalle, Elizabeth Rodriguez, and Boyd Holbrook. The film is available on Digital HD, Ultra HD, Blu-ray, and DVD.
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