Matthew Vaughn Planned To Introduce A New 'Wolverine' In X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST

Matthew Vaughn was responsible for breathing new life into the stale X-Men franchise with 2011's X-Men: First Class, and he reveals here just how different his take was set to be moving forwards. First up? A new actor playing Wolverine who would have met Hugh Jackman's version...


"I had a whole different idea of how X-Men should go," Kingsman: The Secret Service director Matthew Vaughn tells MTV News. "I thought Days of Future Past should be the next one and be set in the '80s. So, when I wrote the treatment, I then wrote Kingsman and got confused about which film I should direct next. The I said to Fox, 'Let me do Kingsman now, get somebody else in and we'll do the '70s version, recast Wolverine, and the we do Days of Future Past with the new Wolverine AND Hugh, and make it the biggest spectacle we've ever seen." That actually sounds awesome and a younger looking Wolverine makes perfect sense...after all, he didn't go from being a kid straight to looking like 46 year old Hugh Jackman! Based on X-Men: First Class, the X-Men would probably have had costumes too had he remained in control of the franchise. If only...
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