Welcome to the world of knowing a movie's villain before its title. But let's not focus on Mister Sinister now, not when we've learned what Hugh Jackman's final Wolverine movie will be called.
Ladies, gentlemen, mutants and...other mutants, we give you Logan, the follow-up to 2009's X-Men Origins: Wolverine and 2013's The Wolverine. Hugh Jackman and his huge jacked arms are psyched to have the news in the world, just like you and me:
Corner of Bleecker & Lafayette pic.twitter.com/jlHpYoy2BJ— Hugh Jackman (@RealHughJackman) October 5, 2016
We'd be psyched, too, if we were hanging up the adamantium claws after 16 years. (Jackman's Wolverine debuted in 2000's X-Men.) Back in August, the actor shared a video of his character's defining chops being shaved off for the last time. Logan is also most likely Patrick Stewart's last X-Men movie playing Professor Charles Xavier.
Speculating about the studio's choice to eschew brand recognition by putting Wolverine's face or name on the poster, Screenrant says, "The movie is set in the future, so he could be similar to Obi-Wan in A New Hope where he has not heard that name for some time."
Director James Mangold, whose credits include The Wolverine, Walk the Line and Cop Land, shared a page of Michael Green and David James Kelly's Logan script on Wednesday, too:
(Slashfilm transcribed it.)
Next, watch the young stars of X-Men: Apocalypse tell us their favorite mutant powers: