Hugh Jackman’s Wolverine Gets a Classic X-Men Costume in MCU Fan Art

In light of his return in Ryan Reynolds’ Deadpool 3, new MCU fan art imagines Hugh Jackman’s Wolverine finally getting his classic X-Men costume.

New mcu fan art features Hugh Jackman Wolverine wearing his classic X-Men costume from the comics in Dead Pool 3. After 17 years playing the Adamantium-clawed mutant, Jackman retired from the role in 2017 via the famed Logan by director James Mangold. In the film, Wolverine finally met his end by protecting a young mutant, Laura/X-23. Logan was both a commercial and critical success, as well as the best send-off of Jackman’s beloved X-Men character one could hope for.


Given the character’s popularity and the actor’s quality in the role, however, there has been a persistent clamor for him to reprise the role of Wolverine since Disney acquired Fox’s television and film assets. . The landmark purchase meant that the long-separated mutants and all of their related characters would finally be brought into Marvel Studios’ MCU. After years of clamor, it’s finally been confirmed that Jackman’s Wolverine will be in Dead Pool 3. The film starring Ryan Reynolds will be under Marvel Studios as an R-rated first venture.

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Jackman’s return as Wolverine in Dead Pool 3 allows the actor to do some things he wasn’t able to do when playing the character under Fox. This includes wearing the mutant’s comically accurate on-screen costume. There’s currently no concrete indication that this will be the case in Reynolds’ upcoming trio, but digital artist Subi Özil has taken the initiative to imagine what it might look like via new MCU fan-art.

Why Hugh Jackman Never Wore Wolverine’s X-Men Comics Costume

Jackman has played Wolverine a total of nine times in 17 years, but despite previous teasing of the character’s bright yellow spandex, he’s never come close to wearing it. The actor admitted in 2017, after Logan, that not wearing Wolverine’s classic X-Men costume was one of his biggest regrets. He explained, however, that despite their best efforts, they just couldn’t find a way to make the rather corny costume work in Fox’s more serious tone. x-men franchise. As for the yellow and black helmet that usually accompanies the printed mutant ensemble, Mangold takes a slightly different view, explaining that he doesn’t think Jackman’s version of Wolverine would be interested in wearing something self-contained. promotion.

As Jackman returns as Wolverine in Dead Pool 3, he can finally don the character’s classic X-Men costume. Beyond another chance to play the mutant on the big screen, the more playful tone of the dead Pool movies would be a more appropriate setting for the usually serious hero to wear something shiny and even tacky. Jackman wearing the yellow suit could also play into the controversial dynamic between Wolverine and Deadpool. But it’s safe to say that even if the actor can’t don the comically accurate costume, fans will still be thrilled to see him play Wolverine in the mcu.

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Source: Subi Özil/Instagram

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