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Hugh Jackman in a still from Logan.

Hugh Jackman almost wasn’t cast as Wolverine, he has Tom Cruise to thank for indirectly ensuring he gets the role

By HT Entertainment Desk | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON OCT 12, 2020 06:44 AM IST
Did you know that Hugh Jackman was cast as Wolverine at the very last moment, after filming had begun on the first X-Men movie, and the actor originally cast in the role -- Dougray Scott -- had to drop out?
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Hugh Jackman as Wolverine.
Hugh Jackman as Wolverine.

Not Hugh Jackman, but this actor was originally cast as Wolverine till Tom Cruise forced him to bow out

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON APR 20, 2020 05:17 PM IST
Before Hugh Jackman was cast as Wolverine, another actor had already been roped in for the role, but unforeseen circumstances (and Tom Cruise) forced him to drop out.
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Hugh Jackman in a still from X-Men: The Last Stand.
Hugh Jackman in a still from X-Men: The Last Stand.

When Hugh Jackman was almost fired as Wolverine from the first X-Men movie

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2019 02:53 PM IST
Hugh Jackman tells the story of when he was almost fired from the first X-Men movie, in which he played Wolverine -- a character that would go on to define his career.
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