It was Jerry Seinfeld who convinced Hugh Jackman to retire from Wolverine

Hugh Jackman gave his final performance as Wolverine in James Mangold’s Logan, the superb and bittersweet farewell to the character released earlier this year. This was after a 17-year, 9-movie run playing Logan in Fox’s X-Men franchise (that Deadpool “cameo” notwithstanding), so Jackman and his fans are naturally…

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Take an emotional, 17-year journey through Hugh Jackman’s Wolverine hairstyles

The new Logan is an excellent close to Hugh Jackman’s tenure as Wolverine, a beloved role from the comics that the actor rode to success beginning with 2000’s X-Men and continuing through eight prequels and sequels. Fan-favorite characters can be recipes for backlash—woe unto the poor boy tasked with playing child…

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The deliberate, character-driven Logan stands apart from the superhero pack

On this week’s Film Club, A.V. Club film critics A.A. Dowd and Ignatiy Vishnevetsky discuss their shared admiration for James Mangold’s Logan, an R-rated comic book movie that stands out in an industry saturated with superheroes not because of its extreme violence, but because of its measured and understated sense of…

Hugh Jackman doesn’t want to play Wolverine in a Deadpool movie either

Hugh Jackman has been adamant that he’s done with adamantium now that Logan is nearing release. And that means he won’t be showing up as Wolverine in a future Deadpool movie—no matter how hard Ryan Reynolds begs. Reynolds, for his part, really would like his and Jackman’s mutants to join forces. In interviews, he has …