Things You Didn’t Know About ‘Logan’: The Last Wolverine Series Film!

Nature made me a freak. Man made me a weapon. And God made it last too long.

An American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character Wolverine, Logan will be the final installment of the series that features Hugh Jackman. Jackman who plays the celebrated character of Wolverine/Logan is an X-Men mutant who unlike other Marvel superheroes is an ordinary man with unusual talent.

As famous as Wolverine’s metallic claws are, very few people are aware that mutants are realistic people who are trying to come to terms with their extraordinary abilities. The movie will see an on an old and hurting Logan in the future where the mutants are dying off.

Today, we take you through some of the unknown facts about the movie and the characters in the hit series. Read on and be surprised!

Twitterati Takes

Beginning of the end: Hugh Jackman called on his Twitter fans for their plot ideas ahead of the filming of his last Wolverine character stint

As soon as the movie was announced, Hugh Jackman took to his Twitter account and asked fans on how they would like the character’s appearance to be in the final chapter of the movie.

Wolverine Forever

Image source: 20th Century Fox
Image source: 20th Century Fox

In the month of February 2015, Jackman revealed that it was his wish to play the character of Wolverine until he dies.

One Last Time

In March 2015, Jackman again posted on social media a picture of his claw along with the hashtag “#OneLastTime.”

To Tributes

Image source: 20th Century Fox
Image source: 20th Century Fox

The trailer has a scene which shows  Logan drinking at a graveyard. One of the graves has the surname “Peters” inscribed on it. This is a reference to Evan Peters, the actor who plays Quicksilver in the X-Men series.

What’s In A Name?

Image source: 20th Century Fox
Image source: 20th Century Fox

The title Logan is based on the X-Men storyline “Old Man Logan” where an aging Logan sets out for one last adventure of his journey.

Mutant Caliban

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Stephen Merchant is the second actor to portray the mutant Caliban, after Tómas Lemarquis in X-Men: Apocalypse.

Of International Fame

Logan is the second X-Men movie to have its world premiere at Berlin Film Festival. The first is X-Men: The Last Stand (2006), which premiered at the 2006 Cannes Film Festival.

Music For Life

The song that plays in the trailer is “Hurt” performed by Johnny Cash. It was written and originally performed by Nine Inch Nails’ Trent Reznor. It is said to be about living with depression and pain and emotional isolation.  Reznor loved it for its “sincerity and meaning.”

Reel Appearances

Logan is the second comic book film which features Lennie Loftin. The first was Daredevil (2003) where he portrayed Detective Nick Manolis.

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Spoiler Alert

Although Logan is the final movie in the Wolverine trilogy, the movie will act as a reboot rather than a sequel to X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009) and The Wolverine (2013). It exists in an alternate timeline established by X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014) and X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)

 

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