“My guy, you made this”: Wolverine Fans Are Pissed With Hugh Jackman Ignoring Logan to Make Tall Claims For His Movie With Ryan Reynolds

Deadpool & Wolverine will see Hugh Jackman slip back into his role as Logan for the first time since 2017.

Hugh Jackman, Ryan Reynolds
Image by Gage Skidmore, licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons.

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  • Hugh Jackman is set to reprise his beloved Wolverine role in Deadpool & Wolverine.
  • According to Hugh Jackman, Deadpool 3 “exceeded anything” he had ever done in his 25 years as Wolverine.
  • However, some furious fans argued that the actor completely ignored the 2017 film Logan.
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It’s no tall tale when we say that Hugh Jackman, the indefatigable maestro of the mutant known as Wolverine, is back and better than ever in Marvel Studios’ Deadpool & Wolverine. 

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So we are set to see him donning his adamantium claws once again and this time, he’s slicing into the Marvel Cinematic Universe with an unparalleled zeal. Embarking on an exhilarating return, the actor recently claimed it’s the apex of his long-standing tenure as the beloved mutant. Thus, he intended to say that Shawn Levy’s forthcoming flick “exceeded anything” that Jackman had accomplished in his 25 years as Wolverine. 

Hugh Jackman is set to reprise his beloved Wolverine role in Deadpool & Wolverine.
Hugh Jackman in Deadpool & Wolverine | Marvel Studios

Hold on, what? According to him, his electrifying comeback outperforms previous performances, which include the poignantly wrought Logan. And as expected, that statement didn’t sit well with some fans.   

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Hugh Jackman on Deadpool 3: A Game-Changer in His Career?

Like a fine wine that gets better with age, Hugh Jackman’s portrayal of Wolverine has reached its pinnacle, with the actor himself lauding his latest foray as nothing short of extraordinary.

After bidding a bittersweet farewell to his beloved character in Logan (2017), he returned, donning the iconic comic-accurate yellow suit for the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Jackman recently spoke about what it was like to play the character again following a lengthy absence (ComicBook):

The experience of making the movie was also one of the greatest of my career, and I’ve been playing Wolverine for 25 years. This experience exceeded anything I’ve done before as this character — and in many other movies, in anything. I loved it. And I think it shows on the screen. You can feel the warmth.

According to Hugh Jackman, Deadpool 3 “exceeded anything” he had ever done in his 25 years as Wolverine.
Hugh Jackman in Logan | 20th Century Studios

Ryan Reynolds, along with director Shawn Levy and the rest of the writing team, has crafted a script that pushes Jackman to new heights as an actor. Having said that, Deadpool & Wolverine promises to show a different side of Wolverine, one that fans have never seen before.

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Jackman is thrilled at the opportunity to explore this new dimension of his character and hopes that fans will be just as excited to see the final product on the big screen. But how did his recent claim for Deadpool 3 fare with Wolverine fans?

Hugh Jackman’s Statement Sparks Outrage Among Logan Fans

With his role as the razor-sharp-tongued, cigar-chomping Wolverine in the X-Men film series, Hugh Jackman rose to fame in the film industry. Throughout his numerous roles, including James Mangold’s Logan (2017), Jackman stayed true to the character, which only served to increase his already rising glory. 

Some furious fans argued that the actor completely ignored the 2017 film Logan.
Hugh Jackman in Logan (2017) | 20th Century Studios

In addition to being a critical darling & grossing $619 million (Box Office Mojo), Logan was nominated for an Oscar for Mangold’s screenplay, (which he co-wrote with Scott Frank and Michael Green). Thus, the Logan fans were definitely shocked to hear Jackman’s confession that his Deadpool 3 experience far surpassed his previous appearances as the iconic mutant.

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Anyway, with Ryan Reynolds by Jackman’s side, the dynamic duo is ready to take on the Marvel Cinematic Universe like never before. The camaraderie between Jackman, Reynolds, and Shawn Levy is evident both on and off-screen. 

In a chat with Vanity Fair, the Australia star even expressed his joy at reuniting with Reynolds and Levy, referring to them as his “best friends”. Jackman also told the outlet that it was satisfying to display a different aspect of his celebrated character in Deadpool 3.

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The actor, 55, further described his experience in great detail, saying that working with his director and co-star was “new and fresh”. The film also stars Emma Corrin & Matthew Macfadyen as Cassandra Nova and Paradox respectively.

So, get ready to witness the ultimate team-up when Marvel Studios’ Deadpool & Wolverine hits theaters on 26 July. 

Logan, Deadpool & Deadpool 2 are streaming on Disney+.

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