Kingsman director really wants to reboot Wolverine
Kingsman director Matthew Vaughn said recasting a young Wolverine for a reboot “would be fun” and could go “in a different direction.”
Matthew Vaughn, Director of Kingsman series, suggested that he would like the chance to return to the X Men franchise so he can restart Wolverine. Vaughn, who is no stranger to revamping younger versions of iconic X-Men characters, directed 2011 X-Men: First Class, revive interest in franchising after 2006 X-Men: The Final Showdown has left a bitter taste in the mouths of many avid fans. Casting James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender and Jennifer Lawrence as younger versions of Professor Charles Xavier, Magneto and Mystique, Vaughn’s X Men The film has received many new chapters in the beloved Marvel series.
While Vaughn had the chance to reinvent some of the biggest names on the X-Men roster throughout his tenure, the one character he didn’t have the chance to work with in great detail was the berserker. wielding an adamantium claw, Wolverine. Played by Australian actor Hugh Jackman since the original 2000 film, despite returning in a much larger capacity for the 2014s X-Men: Days of Future Past, Jackman’s Wolverine only made a cameo appearance in Vaughn’s film. As arguably the most recognizable character in the entire franchise, Jackman’s Wolverine was also the only member of X-Men to get not one, but three of his own solo spinoff movies.
During a recent promotional event for the next Kingsman prequel The king’s man, Comicbook.com reports that Vaughan was asked which X-Men character he would choose for a team if he had the option of directing a reboot. Without hesitation, Vaughan chose Wolverine as the character he would most like to reboot. Check out his comments below:
There is only one that I couldn’t play properly and I would have loved… Hugh Jackman was so good and did such a good job doing it. But tossing the young (Wolverine) reboot, that would be fun, I think, and it could go in such a different direction where Hugh took it as well. I think Hugh got him out of the park but I think from (all of the X-Men) he’s the character that weirdly, I don’t know why I’m drawn to. Yeah, Wolverine.
With the rights to the X Men Returning to Marvel Studios after the Fox / Disney merger in 2019, Marvel fans have been eagerly awaiting news as to when they might expect Marvel’s mutant super-team to make their MCU debut. While many fans have indelibly linked Jackman to the role that catapulted him to superstar rank, others are keen to see a more comedic version of Weapon X on screen. At well over 6 feet tall, over the years, Jackman’s height has often been a sticking point for comic book fans for the character who is as well known for his short stature as his prickly nature.
While there have been plenty of rumors that Jackman is potentially reprising the role for the Marvel Cinematic Universe, if Marvel Studios thinks hard enough, the redesign of a younger actor in the role will certainly increase the longevity of the movie. Wolverine MCU. Vaughn’s top picks for the role, Taron Egerton and Aaron Taylor-Johnson have each been offered as potential replacements by fans over the years, though the latter is in the turn of Pietro Maximoff (Quicksilver) in Avengers: Age of Ultron can prevent him from becoming the fan favorite X-Man. In both cases, X Men fans all seem to agree that it will likely be about when, and not if, audiences can see Wolverine on the big screen again, no matter who plays him.
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