Hugh Jackman Retiring From Wolverine Role? "X-Men: Days of Future Past" May Be His Last Time Playing Character, Says Actor

 @TreyeGreen t.green@ibtimes.com on September 10 2013 7:21 PM
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Hugh Jackman has been the face of Wolverine for the past 13 years. But he now says he isn't sure if he will be returning as Wolverine in any future films. Reuters

Hugh Jackman's days playing Wolverine may soon be over. 
 
The "Wolverine" actor has revealed that his role in next year's "X-Men: Days of Future Past" may be his last time playing the comic book character. This comes after the summer 2013 release of the character's stand-alone movie, "Wolverine."
 
"It may be the last," Jackman said in an interview with MTV News at the Toronto International Film Festival. "By the way, it didn't hit me until three weeks before the end [of shooting 'X-Men: Days of Future Past], because we promoted 'The Wolverine' and I came back on set with three weeks to go, and that's when I went, 'Well, who knows? Maybe there's no more Wolverine. Maybe this is it. Who knows? Maybe.' So I really made the most of those last few weeks. I enjoyed every time I put the claws on."
 
Jackman also shared that even if he doesn't return to the role in the future, his costume closet is stocked with the best memorabilia from the film's sets. "I nicked everything off the set," Jackman said. "So Halloween, come to me and I'll hook you up." 
 
And when pressed on the details of the last scene he shot for the upcoming "X-Men" film, Jackman remained mum on topic. "If I tell you it is giving away literally the key scene," he said. "Literally, I would be killed. I cannot say one part of that scene." The highly anticipated film will see the return of several key members of the "X-Men" cast, including Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry, Jennifer Lawrence, Nicholas Hoult, Peter Dinklage and Ellen Page. The film is scheduled to be released on May 23, 2014. 
 
Jackman has been the face of Wolverine for the past 13 years, starting with "X-Men" in 2000. His latest film featuring the character, "Wolverine, has grossed a total of over $1.2 million domestically.

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