Hugh Jackman hints at quitting Wolverine
Los Angeles: Hugh Jackman says his Wolverine character in the upcoming movie has to be very compelling to do it.
The 'Prisoners' actor, who has been playing the heroic mutant for a decade, shared his thoughts on reprising the iconic role that propelled his name to stardom, reported Aceshowbiz.
"Great parts always outgrow the actors that play them. If you forget that, it's at your own peril. They are working on it [X-Men] now, and it would have to be very compelling for me to do it again. I've been doing it for 10 years," the 44-year-old said.
When asked about the idea of switching comic book characters or doing a crossover, he said, "The great thing about comic books is that they threw Batman in with Wolverine or Spiderman. I have people ask me all the time, 'Do you think Spider-Man can beat Wolverine?' It's part of the DNA."
Jackman was at the Spain film festival with director Denis Villeneuve to promote his new movie 'Prisoners'.
He was also set to receive the Donostia Award for the lifetime achievement at the special screening of the movie on September 27.
"Humbled and honoured by the award. My wife Deborra-Lee Furness won the Silver Shell here in San Sebastian in 1991 for her role in 'Waiting', so we're going to just call it the Jackman-Furness Award if that's alright with you." added Jackman.
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