LA, September 28: Hollywood legend Hugh Jackman will reprise his role as Wolverine in “Deadpool 3,” according to actor Ryan Reynolds.
The motion picture will debut on September 6, 2024.
Reynolds mentions the D23 Expo in a video, saying, “Hey everyone, we’re extremely sad to have missed D23, but we’ve been working very hard on the next a’Deadpool’ film for a good long while now,” according to “Variety.”
“On this one, I had to really look deep within myself. Obviously, his first appearance in the MCU needs to be memorable. We must remain true to the character while discovering new depth, drive, and significance. Every “Deadpool” needs to be distinctive and distinct.
It has been a tremendous challenge that has made me dig deep inside. I have nothing at all. Yes, it is entirely empty up here. And frightening. But we did have one concept, he continues.
Hey Hugh, would you like to play Wolverine once more? Reynolds inquires as Jackman passes by in the distance.
“Yeah, sure, Ryan,” responds Jackman.
The song “I Will Always Love You” by Whitney Houston, with the lyrics “I Will Always Love Hugh” and a teaser for “Coming Hugh,” concludes the clip.
When the Deadpool logo first appears, Wolverine’s adamantium claws quickly rip it apart.
Following Disney’s acquisition of 20th Century Fox, Shawn Levy, who collaborated with Reynolds on the films “Free Guy” and “The Adam Project,” is in charge of directing “Deadpool 3,” which will formally enter the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Jackman played Wolverine last for X-Men fans in James Mangold’s R-rated “Logan” from 2016. Since Wolverine famously perished at the end of the movie, Jackman has frequently said that it served as his final performance in the part.
Therefore, it’s not clear how he’ll show up in “Deadpool 3”. As Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige recently told “Variety,” “anything’s possible in the multiverse,” the character is best known for frequently breaking the fourth wall in both movies and comic books.
Jackman and Reynolds have a long history as superheroes.
The first ‘X-Men’ spinoff to center on Jackman’s character was 2009’s ‘X-Men Origins: Wolverine,’ which introduced the ‘Deadpool‘ actor in the role.
However, Deadpool was missing his recognizable red and black outfit and had his mouth stitched shut. Reynolds was given another chance to play the witty assassin in a legitimate “Deadpool” film a few years later.
With a combined global gross of over $780 million, the “Deadpool” movies are the highest-grossing “X-Men” productions of all time.
The first two movies, which came out in 2016 and 2018, were distributed by 20th Century Fox before Disney bought the production company.