Hugh Jackman Would Keep Playing Wolverine if He Could Join the Avengers

Sir Patrick Stewart during filming of the Graham Norton Show

Sir Patrick Stewart during filming of the Graham Norton Show

"Logan" will be the eighth movie in which Jackman has appeared as Wolverine.

He explained that he chose to stop playing the role of Wolverine because, after 17 years of giving life to the said Marvel character, this time felt like the right time to finally throw in the towel and move on. Some are even suggesting this could be the best Marvel movie yet!

Jackman plays the ideal troubled anti-hero in Van Helsing who is set to rid the world of all evil - no matter who agrees with him or what adversity he may face.

Over the past few months, Hugh Jackman has stated on countless occasions that next week's X-Men solo movie Logan will mark his final outing as the fan favourite mutant Wolverine.

Though both Professor X and Wolverine die in Logan, the film is set in 2029, long after the spot in the Marvel timeline occupied by Deadpool. Deadpool, go for it man, do your thing. But in all honesty, he said that if he was really given that chance, he really would not have said that this would be his last Wolverine movie. Stewart was the original Charles Xavier in the first X-Men film, and has appeared in five other films from the franchise since that time.

Hugh Jackman isn't simply his sideburns and retractable-knife hands - he has enjoyed a variety of challenging and complex roles that have gave us some of the most iconic and thought-provoking films of our generation. Like Jackman, Stewart thought Logan would be a great ending for his character. It also started Jackman's A-list career in Hollywood, and the actor showed his gratitude by never shying away from an opportunity to play the character in subsequent films. - Jackman is finally hanging up his adamantium claws.

Jackman said Jerry Seinfeld was "very clear" in his answer.

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