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Thursday 21 November 2019

Jackman: My Wolverine dispensable

Hugh Jackman says it is inevitable someone else will play Wolverine
Hugh Jackman says it is inevitable someone else will play Wolverine

Hugh Jackman has said that he thinks he is dispensable as Wolverine and that it's inevitable another actor will eventually play the character.

The 45-year-old actor has played the role in films spanning 14 years now and is currently back in the role for X-Men: Days Of Future Past, but told IGN he thought it would be handed over to someone else eventually.

He said: "Look, that's inevitable, man. Anyone who thinks they're indispensable in this business is fooling themselves. But I feel unbelievably blessed to have this part."

Hugh has now played Wolverine seven times but said he was still aware of how lucky he is.

"Every day I walk on the set with the claws and the hair, I thank my lucky stars. I don't take any of it for granted," he said.

"To think that in a second version we'd have this cast and this director, and you guys don't know the script, but I would say probably the best script of all of them, is pretty amazing."

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