Scott Eastwood becomes the MCU’s Wolverine to replace Hugh Jackman in a stunning new concept design.
Now we know the Fantastic Four are coming to the Marvel Cinematic Universe in a movie directed by Jon Watts, many fans are wondering what the plans are to bring Wolverine and other X-Men characters into the MCU following Disney’s acquisition of Fox. There’s been plenty of names thrown around as to who should replace Hugh Jackman as Wolverine, with both Anthony Starr and Keanu Reeves both saying they’d have liked a shot at the role. This concept design imagines Pacific Rim and Suicide Squad star Scott Eastwood as the next Wolverine.
The concept design from Instagram user ‘barrett.digital’ depicts off Scott Eastwood rocking Wolverine’s iconic hairstyle while sat at a bar with a drink and a cigar. It perfectly captures the moody essence of the character in a way that would fit perfectly well in an MCU origin movie. In recent news, Kevin Feige explained that discussions about how to adapt the X-Men into the MCU are still ongoing, so it might be some time before we see Scott Eastwood or any other actor pick up the Wolverine role. Check out the artwork below.
What do you think of the artwork? Would you like to see Scott Eastwood play Wolverine? Who else could replace Hugh Jackman in the mutant role for the MCU? Let us know in the comments section!
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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