Saturday, March 25, 2006

Jackman Says "Wolverine" Movie A Prequel ...


According to actor Hugh Jackman, progress is being on the big screen "WOLVERINE" feature film, a spin-off from the "X-men" movies, for Jackman's Seed Productions.

Writer David "Troy" Benioff (Troy) is currently on his second draft of the screenplay.

''Wolverine substantiates a feature film," Jackman said to Entertainment Weekly.

"He's a really intriguing, mysterious, enigmatic character, à la 'Mad Max', 'Dirty Harry', 'Han Solo' - he's that kind of screen antihero.

"I'd love to get into the origins of that character and find out what he's really made of. So that was always my idea.... Benioff came in with a pitch that was so brilliant, I was so excited, I actually tried to get Fox to make it. But they said, 'No, no, no, we have a ("X-Men"} trilogy, let's finish that.

"Wolverine might be a prequel..."