Hugh Jackman reveals that he disapproves of Deadpool 3’s title, and shares the rationale for why he thinks the name Wolverine should be in it.
Hugh Jackman shares the funny reasoning behind why he believes Deadpool 3 should be given a different title. Jackman’s Wolverine has remained a firm favorite among Marvel’s lineup of on-screen heroes since its 2000 debut. X-Men. Since then, Jackman has taken on the role of Wolverine in an impressive number of X-Men titles, before 2017 seemed to confirm Jackman was wrapping up his time in the role, as Logan offered a satisfying, if heartbreaking, conclusion to his character’s story.
That’s why the audience was somewhat taken aback when a recent announcement confirmed that Jackman would be reprising his role in the near future Deadpool 3, which marks the official entry of Deadpool (and now Wolverine) into the MCU. As one of the most recent updates to this highly anticipated project, little else is known about what Deadpool 3 has in store for the public. However, the film is also expected to see the return of some of Reynold’s previous… Deadpool co-stars. After a series of rearrangements, Deadpool 3The current release date is now set for late 2024, and shooting is expected to begin early next year.
In a recent interview with VarietyJackman has now jokingly revealed that he disagreed with the film’s current title, Deadpool 3. While the film is expected to have a slightly different name upon release, Jackman shared that he isn’t necessarily happy with the title, as it sidelines his character.pretty sureWolverine would also disapprove of the title. Check out Jackman’s quote below.
Well, not in my heart, I’m pretty sure Wolverine wouldn’t like that title.
Does this mean Wolverine will be Deadpool’s co-lead?
The nature of Wolverine’s appearance in Deadpool 3 remains largely unknown, although these feelings of Jackman could be teasing a potentially big role for the hero. While Reynolds’ rousing announcement certainly implied that Jackman’s appearance would likely be more than just a cameo, Jackman’s desire to be included in the film’s title would no doubt suggest that audiences see Wolverine star as Deadpool 3‘s secondary lead. This possibility is indeed very exciting. Wolverine’s return also served as further confirmation that: Deadpool 3 will hold onto the character’s R-Rated roots, even despite the film’s new home at Disney, and an expanded role of Wolverine will now certainly be retained Deadpool 3 firmly outside the PG-13 bracket.
The public is still reeling from the news that Jackman is reprising his iconic role, especially as his return will be alongside Reynolds; therefore, any updates on this upcoming collaboration are certainly welcome. The official title of Deadpool 3 could be revealed at any point during the film’s production stages, and it’ll certainly be interesting to see if Wolverine’s name makes the cut. However, there is always the possibility that the title of the film will remain like this: Deadpool 3and it’s fair to say from Jackman’s comments that this is definitely not going to go down well.
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