“Wolverine’s a tortured character more tortured than me”: Hugh Jackman is Arrogant Enough to Say He Will Beat His Performance in ‘Logan’ With Deadpool 3

Hugh Jackman is Arrogant Enough to Say He Will Beat His Performance in 'Logan' With Deadpool 3
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Hugh Jackman has proved that no genre is beyond his reach. The multifaceted Hollywood star has shown that he is a jack of all trades and master of everything by excelling in musicals, dramas, and action films. From X-Men, and Les Miserables, to The Greatest Showman, Jackman has cemented his place as one of the most versatile stars in the business.

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Hollywood star Hugh Jackman

Possibly his most successful outing has been playing the famous mutant Wolverine, first appearing in the X-Men franchise. The Australian actor has portrayed the character in 9 films total and has been seen as the perfect choice for the role after his intense performances. Jackman is now set to reprise his famous character in the upcoming film Deadpool 3 with Ryan Reynolds and expressed confidence that Wolverine would impress everyone again.

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Hugh Jackman Is Confident Of Being The Best Wolverine Yet

Hugh Jackman has personified his famous character Wolverine in over nine films and has proved that he is the perfect choice for the deadly clawed superhero who was first introduced to audiences in the X-Men films. Jackman’s intense physical performance and charisma ensured that audiences were hooked on his character in every film. The Les Miserables star is now set to revisit his iconic role in Deadpool 3 starring Ryan Reynolds. Speaking of how Wolverine became easier for him to internalize and portray with experience, Jackman said,

“A little part of me now thinks I’d be better at it. Is that arrogance of age or something? Wolverine’s a tortured character — more tortured than me. But I always get the feeling of him being comfortable in his own skin. And I feel more comfortable in my own skin now, even though it’s messier.”

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Hugh Jackman will be seen with Ryan Reynolds in Deadpool 3

With a first look viral video of both Reynolds and Jackman teasing audiences for what is to come, Deadpool 3 looks all set to rule the box office with two of Hollywood’s biggest stars at the helm.

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The Son Was A Cathartic Experience For Hugh Jackman

In 2021, under Covid induced conditions, Hugh Jackman filmed The Son, a story about a workaholic father struggling to take care of his family and a teenage son suffering from a frightening depression. Jackman, whose own father passed away during the filming, revealed that the film hit close to home in many ways. The actor who was brought up by his father in Australia after his mother abandoned the family, confessed that many of the challenges depicted in the film were relatable to his own experiences being a parent and a son.

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Hugh Jackman in The Son

The X-Men star also elaborated on why the film was a cathartic experience during a tough time when his father was sinking to his death due to Alzheimer’s. Speaking of the work ethic and commitment that he learned from his dad that helped him to push through during his grief, Jackman said,

My father never missed a day of work. I could feel him. I knew if he could talk to me, he’d be like, ‘You got to go to work! What are you talking about?’ I felt his presence on the set.”

The Oscar nominee expressed his gratitude to his father for his quiet but strong presence in his life and remembered the sacrifices that he made for Jackman and his siblings to ensure that they aimed for the stars.


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Source: Variety


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