Tony Winner Hugh Jackman Set for Upcoming "X-Men" Film, "Days of Future Past"

By Michael Gioia
December 20, 2012

Tony Award winner Hugh Jackman, who stars in the film adaptation of Les Misérables, will reprise his performance as Wolverine in the upcoming "X-Men" film entitled "Days of Future Past," according to producer and director Bryan Singer.

"I would officially like to welcome @RealHughJackman to the cast of #Xmen Days of Future Past," tweeted Singer, who has also produced and directed previous "X-Men" films. "Very excited! More to come…"

Jackman joins Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen, who are also reprising the roles they originated in the first "X-Men."

Jackman received a Special Tony Award in 2012 and took home the Tony in 2004 for his performance in The Boy From Oz. He has also been seen on Broadway in A Steady Rain and his solo show Back on Broadway.