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SDCC: Hugh Jackman confirms that next standalone Wolverine movie will be Old Man Logan

July 12th, 2015 by Dave Bowling Comments



Well, it’s official. Ish.

Following the Deadpool and Fantastic Four panel at ComiCon, Fox ran a sizzle reel that finished with Hugh Jackman’s audition tape. After this, the man himself took to the stage and announced:

I’ve got three words for you guys – Old Man Logan. Read into that what you will.

Old Man Logan was a seven-issue series written by Mark Millar, set in a post-apocalyptic future where Dr Doom, Red Skull, Abomination and Magneto have conquered the United States and divided the territory up between them. While incorporating the changes in history might not be a problem with the aid of Shadowcat since Days of Future Past, the variety of super-villains used perhaps means that the rumoured Disney-Fox deal on the Marvel cinematic properties isn’t as far out as many thought.

Or they could just make up a couple of other bad guys. Plus ca change.

Source: Cosmic Book News

Dave was born at an early age to parents of both sexes. He has been a self-confessed geek for as long as he can remember, having been raised through the 80s on a steady diet of Doctor Who, Star Trek, Red Dwarf and (sigh) Knight Rider. Throw the usual assortment of Saturday morning cartoons into the mix and we have something quite exceptional: someone with an encyclopaedic knowledge of utter tosh; a love of giant robots and spaceships fighting; and the strange desire to leap tall buildings in a single bound while wearing his underpants over his trousers. The death ray is currently in the works and one day you shall all bow to him, his giant space station and fleet of funky orange space shuttles...