Hugh Jackman 'In Talks' for Another 'WOLVERINE' Film
Deadline.com reports that James Mangold and Hugh Jackman are set to have one more go at the popular film franchise THE WOLVERINE.
The site reports exclusively that Twentieth Century Fox is currently in negotiations with Mangold to return for another installment of the film featuring Hugh Jackman in his signature role. The most recent version of the superhero action film opened on July 26th to strong a strong box office, quickly becoming the second highest grossing X-Men film of all time. Grossing $413 million worldwide, the film took in $132 million domestic and $280 million in international revenue.
Mangold will write the treatment, with the plotline being kept tightly under wraps. Lauren Shuler Donner will produce.
Starring Hugh Jackman, Will Yun Lee, Svetlana Khodchenkova, Hiroyuki Sanada, Hal Yamanouchi, Tao Okamoto, Rila Fukushima and Brian Tee, the latest WOLVERINE installment was based on the celebrated comic book arc, this epic action-adventure takes Wolverine (Jackman), the most iconic character of the X-Men universe, to modern day Japan.
Out of his depth in an Unknown world, he will face a host of unexpected and deadly opponents in a life-or-death battle that will leave him forever changed. Vulnerable for The First Time and pushed to his physical and emotional limits, he confronts not only lethal samurai steel but also his inner struggle against his own immortality.