Mark Millar Says Taron Egerton Will Replace Hugh Jackman As Wolverine

Mark Millar recently took to Twitter to predict that Taron Egerton will replace Hugh Jackman as the next live-action Wolverine.

Not long after Hugh Jackman made his final appearance as the X-Men hero Wolverine in James Mangold’s Logan, fans were proposing potential candidates to succeed the actor in the role. Recent rumors suggest Kingsman and Rocketman star Taron Egerton is one of the contenders for the role of Wolverine, though the actor has stated the speculation is unfounded.

Comic book writer Mark Millar, who penned the Kingsman comics on which the aforementioned Taron Egerton film is based, predicts the Wolverine rumors will become a reality. His prediction was prompted by a fan who wrote a social media post pointing out Mark Millar “accurately predicted the future” of the Marvel Cinematic Universe in a 2002 panel featuring Nick Fury, who was modeled after Samuel L. Jackson, referencing eventual Tony Stark actor Robert Downey Jr. years before the MCU launched with 2008’s Iron Man. In response, Mark Millar reminded fans he is “never wrong” and then declared Taron Egerton will be Hugh Jackman’s Wolverine successor.

You can check out Mark Millar’s comment about Taron Egerton below.

Do you think Taron Egerton would be a worthy successor to Hugh Jackman? Who do you think should play the new Wolverine? Let us know in the comments!

Marvel Studios, which now holds the film rights to Wolverine and the X-Men following Disney’s acquisitions of 21st Century Fox, is expected to reboot the franchise. However, the studio is reportedly in no rush to introduce the X-Men to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, meaning it will likely be some time before we learn who will replace Hugh Jackman as Wolverine.

Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood for the latest news on Marvel Studios’ plans for the X-Men and Wolverine!

Source: Mark Millar

‘Titans’ Batmobile Concept Art Reveals Different Takes On Batman’s Iconic Vehicle

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Titans BatmobileFollowing its brief appearance in last week's episode, concept art for Titans' Batmobile has been released and reveals different takes on Batman's iconic vehicle.

The latest episode of Titans revealed a brief first look at a new version of the Batmobile while Dick Grayson is in the Batcave via flashback. The final version of the Batmobile in the Titans universe appears to be inspired by Batman 89 and The Animated Series. Concept art has been released and the initial designs were seemingly inspired by many past versions of the Batmobile across different mediums. You can check out the concept art below:

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Do you like the look of the Batmobile in Titans? Which concept art version is your favorite? Comment below!

The series continues this week with the episode titled “Asylum” and you can read the official synopsis below!

When The Messenger (recurring guest star REED BIRNEY) reveals that Rachel’s birth mother is alive and being held captive by The Organization in a mysterious psychiatric facility, Rachel is determined to rescue her. But once inside, the Titans are faced with their deepest vulnerabilities and fears.

Guest Cast: Rachel Nichols as Angela, Reed Birney as The Messenger and Rachel Crawford as Doctor.

The series stars Brenton Thwaites as Richard “Dick” Grayson / Robin, Anna Diop as Koriand’r / Starfire, Teagan Croft as Rachel Roth / Raven, and Ryan Potter as Garfield “Gar” Logan / Beast Boy.

Titans is now available exclusively on DC Universe.

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Titans Batmobile

Titans Batmobile

Titans Batmobile

Titans Batmobile

Titans Batmobile

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