Hugh Jackman, who last played Wolverine in 2017’s “Logan,” finds it “a lot harder” to get back in shape as a character for the upcoming “Deadpool 3.”
Jackman, 54, was a recent guest empire movie podcast (via Comic Book), and was asked if Wolverine’s training made it easier given his hectic schedule.
“No, it’s harder,” said Jackman. “I do eight shows a week now, so I only lift weights three times a week. It’s been six months, but I always take the same approach every time I join the company.”
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Jackman, who is currently starring in ‘The Music Man’ on Broadway, said, “I want to be better than ever and be able to do things better than ever. You just get the added incentive of
It makes sense considering both Wolverine and Deadpool don’t love each other. We hate each other,” Jackman said of the on-screen dynamics viewers will see between the characters in the upcoming sequel produced by Marvel Studios.
Jackman added: [Logan’s] I get annoyed with him, I want to be a million miles away from him, I want to punch him in the head. I’m probably going to hit him on the head a lot. “
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After first debuting in 2000’s ‘X-Men’, Jackman cut Wolverine’s blade in ‘Logan’ which was created as his swan song as a character. The R-rated film was a huge success and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay.
With Disney’s acquisition of 20th Century Fox, the ‘X-Men’ library is destined for a reboot, but Reynolds’ Deadpool is heading into the carefully crafted Marvel Cinematic Universe (directed by the president of Marvel Studios). was considered to be the only character to survive the crossover. Kevin Feige). Now, following Patrick Stewart’s Professor X cameo appearance in this year’s Doctor Strange in the Mad Multiverse, we have Jackman’s Wolverine to look forward to in Deadpool 3. universe.
Similarly, Jackman has promised that “Deadpool 3” will not step into the finality established in “Logan.” Wolverine seen in the ‘Deadpool’ sequel, he did not do it die.
Directed by Shawn Levy, Deadpool 3 hits theaters on November 8, 2024.