wolverine

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The huge success of Deadpool, both financially and critically, came only as a result of years of preparation for Ryan Reynolds. He had been impatiently waiting and preparing since the awful X-Men: Origins to return to the role of Wade Wilson.

So it should come as no surprise that after all that, Reynolds is in no hurry to give up the role.

"I would love to play Deadpool for as long as they would let me play Deadpool," he told Variety. "We have outlines and stories for a number of different films."

Since it was announced that the newest outing for Wolverine Logan would be following in suit of Deadpool and going into R rated territory, Reynolds has been keen on the idea of doing a movie staring both the characters. Hugh Jackman, who has announced that Logan will be his last movie as Wolverine (we'll believe it when we see it), is far more uncertain.

"I'm hesitating," said Jackman, "because I could totally see how that's the perfect fit. But the timing may 
be wrong."

We're slightly more skeptical than Reynolds is regarding how well that movie would work. Wolvierine relies on a very serious atmosphere to effectively make his brooding personality work on screen. A movie in the fourth wall breaking, witty, sardonic tone of Deadpool probably just wouldn't work. It takes more than mashing two R rated superhero movies together to make a good film.

We'd definitely need to see how Logan plays out before any of it would sound like a remotely good idea.



But most of our doubt probably comes from how hard it is to forget the last time these two characters were on screen together...

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From kid to most interesting man in the world. most interesting man

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It's been a long and grueling road that's definitely tried our patience, since we first saw those pictures of Old Man Logan teased by Hugh Jackman, till now. He was out there sporting that new grey beard, and we weren't sure what to believe...didn't want to get our hopes up too high.





And then we all saw that new movie poster, with Wolverine holding some mysterious little hand. 



Part of me hoped that we were in fact looking at Deadpool's baby hand, as he so humorously teased on Twitter:



But definite nope there. Just this little 'sweetheart.':



Boyd Holbrook co-starring as the main villain, Donald Pierece looks like it's about to be epic too:



Anyways, thoughts, initial reactions, etc, on the first trailer? 

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The Instagram account revealed that Boyd Holbrook will play Donald Pierce in Wolverine 3; Pierce was a notoriously formidable cyborg villain in the MCU, who was a member of the Hellfire Club's Inner Circle. After Pierce is beaten by the X Men he goes on to lead the cyborg group, The Reavers.



Pierce might be one of two badass villains for this film though, as we've previously confirmed that Richard E. Grant is playing a mad scientist who might be potentially be Mister Sinister. Logan's being directed by James Mangold who directed The Wolverine, and it stars Hugh Jackman as Wolverine, Patrick Stewart as Professor X, Boyd Holbrook as Donald Pierce, Richard E. Grant, Stephen Merchant as Caliban, Eriq La Salle and Elise Neal.

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The sequel will be simply titled 'Logan' (is it just me or is the whole 'less is more' thing running rampant with these movie titles lately, "Batman" for instance).



The movie's director James Mangold said the following regarding the premise/atmosphere of the film:

"As for our hero, well, he’s older now and it’s clear his abilities aren’t what they once were," Mangold said, confirming the aged nature of Wolverine in the film for the first time. "He’s fading on the inside and his diminished healing factor keeps him in a constant state of chronic pain – hence booze as a painkiller."