‘My dad is nothing like Wolverine. He’s not tough. He’s not cool’: Hugh Jackman’s Son Got Fed Up of Friends Asking Him Wolverine Questions, Ratted His Own Father Out

'My dad is nothing like Wolverine. He's not tough. He's not cool': Hugh Jackman's Son Got Fed Up of Friends Asking Him Wolverine Questions, Ratted His Own Father Out
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Hugh Jackman is one of the biggest stars in Hollywood. The 54-year-old star has been working in the industry for more than two decades. The actor was established as a bankable action star after he made his debut as Wolverine in 2000 X-Men. He continued playing the character for the future movies in the X-Men series. However, Jackman showed his potential for being more than an action star with movies like Someone like You, and Kate & Leopold. The X-Men star made his musical debut in 2003 The Boy from Oz.

Hugh Jackman in The Son
A still from The Son

The Australian actor has a big name in Hollywood and broadway but his debut character is still the most popular among his fans. The actor is known as the tough and cool X-Men and his fans love the actor in the role. The actor reprised his role in the 2017 Logan for the last time. However, fans are excited to see the actor back in action as Wolverine as he confirmed his return in the upcoming threequel of Deadpool.

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Hugh Jackman’s Son Does Not Agree With X-Men Fans

Hugh Jackman has portrayed Wolverine for a long time. The Rael Steel star announced that he would not continue with the character after Logan. Fans were not thrilled with the idea of having a new actor playing one of their favorite mutants.

However, fans were happy after the Logan star revealed that he would be making his comeback as Wolverine. Hugh Jackman and Ryan Reynolds shared the news about a month ago.

Ryan Reynolds and Hugh Jackman are best friends in real-life.
Ryan Reynolds and Hugh Jackman

Both the actors confirmed their MCU debut with the upcoming Deadpool 3. Jackman’s fans are really excited and are eagerly waiting for his comeback.


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However, The Wolverine star’s son does not seem to share the same thoughts about his father being Wolverine. While appearing on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert, the Reminiscence star shared that his son thinks he’s nothing like Wolverine.

Hugh Jackman with his son Oscar Maximilian Jackman
Hugh Jackman with his son Oscar Maximilian Jackman

I remember my son having a friend come over. He was about 13. The guy was peppering him with Wolverine questions and my son said nothing,” Jackman said.


The Pan star further said that he was in the next room when he heard his son saying that his father is not as cool and tough as Wolverine and told his friend to stop talking about him.

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Hugh Jackman’s Family

Jackman married Deborra-Lee Furness on 11 April 1996. The couple met on the Australian TV show Correlli for the first time. They have two children and the family lives in New York.


After going through two miscarriages, the couple decided to adopt. Oscar Maximilian Jackman is the first child and the elder son of the Hollywood star. The couple adopted him in 2000 and went on to adopt Ava Eliot Jackman in 2005.

Hugh Jackman with his family
Hugh Jackman with his family

While considering adoption they decided that they will only adopt mixed-race children. Oscar Maximilian Jackman is Biracial and his younger sister Ava Eliot Jackman is half-Mexican and half-German.

The Prisoners star is set to appear in his upcoming movie, The Son. The drama film follows a family, where a teenage boy, Nicholas decides to move in with his father. Jackman plays the father, Peter Miller, and tries doing everything for Nicholas, he wished his father would have done for him.


The film stars Laura Dern, Vanessa Kirby, Zen McGrath, and Anthony Hopkins, alongside Hugh Jackman. The Son is set to release on 25 November 2022.

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