FIRST LOOK: Hugh Jackman as Old Man Logan in Next ‘Wolverine’ Film
Over the summer there was some online chatter about Hugh Jackman looking a little rough around the edges after the actor had posted a photo of himself via Instagram looking well beyond his 47 years.
Some fans were genuinely upset, writing with concerns for his health in the comments section (the original post has since been taken down). Others took a minute to think it over and thought, “Maybe he is in character as Old Man Logan?” referring to the Marvel Comics eight-part series.
And the latter group of interneters were correct.
It’s now being officially confirmed by 20th Century Fox with the below photo:
It’s good to get a concrete answer, but with the first look at Sir Patrick Stewart as an aged Professor X, it seemed like something was up:
Taken w/ Leica S 007 Summicron 100mm, ISO 3200 1/250 ƒ3.4 — by JM pic.twitter.com/Jhwsf7uBhv
— Mangold (@mang0ld) October 6, 2016
Logan hits theaters on March 3, 2017.
We’re glad you’re okay, Hugh. Keep up the good work!