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Wolverine Movie: First Picture!

Wolverine Movie: First Picture!

Here is the very first picture of Hugh Jackman in the new X-Men spin-off movie, Wolverine.

“I know it seems odd given, you know, the guy is already half animal,” Hugh tells USA Today. “But with all the success of the X-Men, you feel the pressure to keep pushing it further.”

Wolverine will be a prequel to the X-Men movies and show a more vulnerable side to the superhero.

“I think one of the reasons the X-Men took off is that it connected in a way nobody saw,” Hugh adds. “They’re mutants with powers. But they’re also outcasts for being, and everyone connects with that on some level. And who wouldn’t want the power to get back at the people who ostracized you?”

Hugh also mentioned that Wolverine‘s nemesis Sabretooth “is going to play a big part in it. And there will be a good bit of cameos [of new and familiar mutants]. But you can’t give too much away, because fans are pretty hard-core. Their expectations go up a level every time you come out with a new film.”

Wolverine slashes its way into theaters on May 1, 2009.

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25 Responses to “Wolverine Movie: First Picture!”

  1. 1
    Nichelle Says:

    Hotness!!! That’s all I got tah say. Can’t wait for the flick…

  2. 2
    Elizabeth Says:

    AHHH!!! I am a huge fan of the X-Men films and a HUGE fan of Hugh Jackman. This is going to be an awesome, AWESOME movie.

  3. 3
    Mary Says:

    wow..so ripped!

  4. 4
    Erin Says:

    Nice! Can’t wait to see it!

  5. 5
    janeway Says:

    Awesome!! Cannot wait. Love the Hugh! He is the definition of hotness. Wolverine rules.

  6. 6
    kllaces Says:

    This is a joke, right? If I were trying to make fun of this, I couldn’t have come up with anything better.

  7. 7
    765 Says:

    Thanks for posting this jared I hope you’ll put more hugh/ wolverine movie news later on

  8. 8
    BLAH Says:

    The last X-Men movie was awful! I hope this one is better.

  9. 9
    jackwoman Says:

    好想看歐
    可惜我在軍中
    當完兵在看你歐 小曼

  10. 10
    kila Says:

    oh snap! Now that is a man!!

  11. 11
    ra Says:

    WOW! Looking good! This movie is going to be fantastic. Just wish it wasn’t more than a year before it hits the big screen.

  12. 12
    SofiaRocket Says:

    I like Hugh, but I’d prefer to see him in a romantic love story movie!

  13. 13
    Jocasta666 Says:

    Comic fan here. Jackman is PRECISELY how I envisioned Wolvie years ago when I first read the Xmen comics.
    And I’m 50 years old and excited.
    Yow!
    And as for Jackma…rowr.

    That is all.

    JoC

  14. 14
    yeah Says:

    i love xmen !!!!!!

  15. 15
    007 Says:

    DEFINITELY looking forward to this! :)

  16. 16
    black Says:

    He is the perfect Wlverine—–but the muscles are a bit much…

  17. 17
    Silia Says:

    Good news!Can’t wait to see it!

  18. 18
    RON Says:

    “the muscles are a bit much”???? Stupid comment black. Wolverine is 5ft3 and weighs 300 pounds of solid muscle in the comic book, Hugh is not buffed enough but he’s doing a good job so far.

  19. 19
    Maria (Shorty) Says:

    CAN’T WAIT!!!

  20. 20
    Anonymous Says:

    This also picked up here at HollywoodChicago.com:

    http://www.hollywoodchicago.com/forums/1227/first-picture-of-hugh-jackman-as-wolverine#comment-830

  21. 21
    Didi Says:

    an entire movie with hugh jackman in it as the focus. of course it’ll be good.

  22. 22
    stefanie Says:

    Awwww, my baby’s daddy…must put more pics of him on board.

  23. 23
    briseis Says:

    Yowza, that’s hot! Love me some Hugh Jackman/Wolverine! (Hope this new, ripped body of his removes the image of the Boy From Oz in my mind) … Thanks for this thread, Jared.

  24. 24
    oakling Says:

    They are so smart. Wolverine is by far the most popular character in those movies.

  25. 25
    vincent Says:

    How I wish I have Adamantium bone like wolverine… and with that claws, I am invulnerable.

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