Hugh Jackman
Actor Hugh Jackman arrives for the world premiere of "Pan" at Leicester Square in London, Britain September 20, 2015. Reuters/Luke MacGregor

Marvel and “X-Men” fans waiting for updates about the upcoming “Wolverine” movie will be happy with the latest news. The third film about the mutant is gearing up to be very special, so much so that actor Hugh Jackman, who plays “Wolverine,” said that he won’t film the movie until the “script is perfect.”

During Saturday’s press day for “Pan,” where the Australian actor played the pirate Blackbeard, Jackman told reporters that he would like to have a perfect “sign-out” for his “X-Men” character, according to Collider. Jackman explained that it was a commitment he promised to himself on how we won’t retire his claws until he’s happy with the script and hopes his last “Wolverine” movie will live up to fans’ expectations.

“I’m saying ‘but’ and I’m sounding a little cagey because this is the last time I’m playing him… I told everyone that until that script is perfect, until it is that perfect way to sign out, I’m not gonna start shooting,” Jackman said.

The “X-Men” actor also told reporters present at the “Pan” press day, on how he is “pushing harder than ever before” with the third “Wolverine” film, since he wants it to be his best one yet. “I suppose the stakes just go up when you announce before your last season that this is your last season, you don’t want one game to not be your best…,” explained the star.

As for the storyline, Jackman teased that the upcoming “Wolverine” movie will feature more of the quasi father-and-son relationship that his character has with Professor X (Patrick Stewart).

Meanwhile, Jackman told Entertainment Tonight that actor Tom Hardy was the first name that came to his mind, on who may take over his role as “Wolverine.” Although Jackman also confessed that he would like to see a new and younger actor play the role. Jackman explained that he was “completely unknown” when he landed the part of Wolverine and thought it would be nice if the same would happen to someone else.

Fans would need to watch out for future news about the iconic “X-Men” character to find out who will replace Jackman. In the meantime, the upcoming “Wolverine” movie is schedule for release in 2017.

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