Hugh Jackman is all set to reprise his iconic role in Ryan Reynolds’ Deadpool 3.
Last Updated: 11.59 AM, Sep 28, 2022
Ryan Reynolds seemed to set the internet on fire when he unveiled an exciting new update about Deadpool 3. In his usual hilarious way, Reynolds unveiled a quirky new video announcing that Hugh Jackman will be a part of the upcoming instalment in the Deadpool franchise. Although Reynolds and Jackman seemed less than enthused in the sarcastic video, fans could not keep calm at the news.
Many fans have written off the opportunity to see Jackman back on screen as Wolverine, having assumed that 2017’s Logan would mark the actor’s last stint as the iconic character. So, suffice to say, Reynold’s new announcement definitely made Deadpool 3 one of the most anticipated MCU films of the year.
But before Jackman and Reynolds take their bromance to the screen in the upcoming film, here’s a look at all the Marvel films where Jackman’s Wolverine has graced the screen in.
This 2000 Bryan Singer directorial marked Jackman’s debut appearance on the silver screen. The film followed Wolverine as he crossed paths with Rogue, a young mutant teen with powerful abilities. Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen essay the roles of Professor X and Magneto respectively. The first instalment in the X-Men franchise, the film can be streamed on Apple TV.
X2: X-Men United
The sequel to X-Men saw Professor X’s school of mutants have to face off against another threat in the form of Colonel William Stryker. As Stryker’s threat looms large, the X-Men are forced to join hands with their sworn enemies, the Brotherhood of Mutants. The film can be streamed on Apple TV.
X-Men: The Last Stand
The third instalment in the X-Men franchise, X-Men: The Last Stand revolved around the story of the X-Men having to face the repercussions of the government having developed a ‘cure’ for mutants. While trying to handle the unrest and protests within the mutant community, Professor X and Wolverine also find themselves having to deal with a more powerful, and sinister, returning Jean Grey. Watch X-Men: The Last Stand on Apple TV.
X-Men Origins: Wolverine
As the name suggests, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, follows the origin story of Logan, who starts off life as James Howlett. The film traces how Wolverine came to possess his indestructible adamantium claws, and his dynamic with his half brother, Victor Creed. The film also features Ryan Reynolds as Deadpool/Wade Wilson, in his first appearance as the character in a Marvel movie. The film can be streamed on Apple TV.
X-Men: Days of Future Past
Set between different timelines in the past and present, the 2014 film follows Wolverine as he is sent back in time to prevent a historical event that has drastic consequences for the mutant race. The film became the first X-Men film to be nominated for an Academy Award, for Visual Effects. The film can be streamed on Apple TV.
X-Men: Apocalypse 2016
The sequel to Days of Future Past, X-Men: Apocalypse follows Professor and the X-Men as they battle against an ancient, all powerful mutant known as Apocalypse. The film features Jackman as Wolverine in an uncredited cameo, as the Weapon X.
The third instalment in the Wolverine trilogy is set in a dystopian future where mutants are few in number, and an aged Logan is tasked with caring for Professor X, who suffers from dementia. Logan’s quiet life is interrupted when he becomes responsible for getting a young mutant girl to safety. The film, which marked Jackman’s last appearance as Wolverine, can be streamed on Apple TV.