Wolverine Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

12th January 2010

Fact: X-MEN ORIGINS: Wolverine star Hugh Jackman has signed a multi-million dollar three-year deal to become the new face of popular drinks brand Lipton Ice Tea.

7th January 2010

Fact: Hollywood action hero Hugh Jackman wowed late night U.S. TV audiences on Wednesday night (05Jan10) by showing off a hidden talent - fire juggling. The X-MEN ORIGINS: Wolverine star juggled three flaming clubs on The Jay Leno Show, 20 years after he had retired his circus stunt.

13th June 2009

Fact: X-MEN ORIGINS: Wolverine co-stars Lynn Collins and Taylor Kitsch are to reteam for WALL-E director Andrew Stanton's new movie JOHN CARTER OF MARS. The Disney film follows a damaged U.S. Civil War veteran who mysteriously finds himself on Mars. Kitsch will play the title character, while Collins will play the Princess of Mars.

7th May 2009

Fact: X-MEN ORIGINS: Wolverine star Hugh Jackman met soccer superhero RONALDO in Brazil on Tuesday (05May09). Hollywood hunk Jackman gave the sports star his own Wolverine T-shirt, while Ronaldo presented the actor with a Corinthians team jersey, personalised with the letter 'X'.

29th April 2009

Fact: The new Star Trek movie is the latest to fall victim to the swine flu epidemic in Mexico. The movie's premiere in the country has been cancelled until further notice, following a similar decision to halt the screening of X-MEN ORIGINS: Wolverine.

29th April 2009

Quote: "I wanted people to be uncomfortable watching him... I wanted them to go, 'OK, this guys dangerous'. It is a little creepy... Thats what my wife says; she was like, 'Hugh, this is kind of ridiculous. Im not sure who you are right now. Now, get into bed.'" Hugh Jackman admits bulking up for X-MEN ORIGINS: Wolverine spiced up his sex life.

29th April 2009

Quote: "I'd like to do every film with that man; he's as classy as he is talented." Ryan Reynolds enjoyed working with X-MEN ORIGINS: Wolverine co-star and producer Hugh Jackman.

24th April 2009

Quote: "Let's face it: with all the protein shakes, the farts are pretty bad." Hugh Jackman reveals the down side to bulking up to play X-Men superhero Wolverine.

24th April 2009

Quote: "(I have ) four sets: plastic, wood, aluminium and metal. One time I forgot that I was wearing the metal ones and tried to scratch myself. I got a puncture wound in my leg which didn't heal for weeks." Hugh Jackman on the claws he wears as X-Men superhero Wolverine.

23rd April 2009

Quote: "This guy came over with sandbags and I'm pretty sure (for) a couple of those shots I was standing with sandbags in my hands - which are very heavy and pump your arms up quite a lot... They might have even erased the sandbags and put the claws right in there." Action hero Hugh Jackman reveals the secret to pumping up his muscular physique for movie posters promoting X-MEN ORIGINS: Wolverine.

17th April 2009

Quote: "I'm an actor, man. I don't want to kill myself." Hugh Jackman laughs off rumours he used steroids to bulk up for X-MEN ORIGINS: Wolverine.

16th April 2009

Fact: Hugh Jackman has shot a new Got Milk? ad for the American Dairy Council - as his movie superhero Wolverine. The actor sports a 'milk moustache' on his top lip while posing as the gruff tough guy, sporting his character's famous steel claws.

10th April 2009

Quote: "I was talking to the director the other day and he goes, 'I've got a little present for you. I've cut a little bit of footage of your willy and I've put it in a bag so you can keep it'." Actor Hugh Jackman left nothing to the imagination when filming new movie X-MEN ORIGINS: Wolverine.

28th November 2008

Quote: "I wanted the fight scenes to be a bit more brutal. I want people to wince more. These are people with extraordinary powers, but I wanted to see the hurt, too." Actor Hugh Jackman was desperate for more action and terror in his upcoming film X-MEN ORIGINS: Wolverine

14th November 2008

Quote: "I would very slowly put my legs out of the bed at 4am and have a pre-made egg drink by the bed. I would shake it about three times then go back to sleep. It was not a good look." Hugh Jackman on bulking up for his role in new spin-off movie X-MEN ORIGINS: Wolverine.

20th February 2008

Fact: Black Eyed Peas star will.i.am is set to become an X-Man - the hip-hop star has signed on to join Hugh Jackman and LIEV SHREIBER on the set of X-MEN ORIGINS: Wolverine in New Zealand.

29th October 2007

Fact: Rocker GLENN DANZIG was offered the part of Wolverine in the X-Men movie. He turned it down and the role went to Hugh Jackman instead.

19th June 2006

Fact: Hugh Jackman was so unfamiliar with the X-Men comic books when he first auditioned to play Wolverine, he thought the film was a nod to Australian pub band THE UNCANNY X-MEN.

15th May 2006

Quote: "It's definitely steamier than it's ever been. But there's going to be no violins broken out. And no Barry White." HUGH JACKMAN shares the secrets of Wolverine's love life in the forthcoming X-Men movie.

14th March 2006

Fact: Actor Hugh Jackman will receive ShoWest's Male Star of the Year Award on Thursday (16MAR06) at the Las Vegas convention of movie-theater owners. Jackman's next project will be reprising his role as Wolverine in X-Men:THE LAST STAND, the third film in the series.

16th December 2005

Fact: <p>Lost co-creator Damon Lindelof has returned to his roots as a cartoonist to write a six-part Marvel comic which brings The Hulk and X-Men character Wolverine together. </p>


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