|Producer(s):|| Joseph M. Caracciolo Jr.
|Writer(s):|| James Mangold
|Release:||March 3, 2017|
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A sequel to The Wolverine was negotiated by Twentieth-Century Fox for James Mangold to return to direct a sequel to The Wolverine with Hugh Jackman to reprise his role as Wolverine since the aforementioned film was critically and financially successful (being the second highest grossing X-Men movie yet).
- X2: X-Men United
- X-Men: The Last Stand
- X-Men Origins: Wolverine
- X-Men: First Class
- The Wolverine
- X-Men: Days of Future Past
- X-Men: Apocalypse
- New Mutants
- Deadpool 2
- X-Men: Dark Phoenix
In 2029 the mutant population has shrunk significantly and the X-Men have disbanded. Logan, whose power to self-heal is dwindling, has surrendered himself to alcohol and now earns a living as a chauffeur. He takes care of the ailing old Professor X whom he keeps hidden away. One day, a female stranger asks Logan to drive a girl named Laura to the Canadian border. At first he refuses, but the Professor has been waiting for a long time for her to appear. Laura possesses an extraordinary fighting prowess and is in many ways like Wolverine. She is pursued by sinister figures working for a powerful corporation; this is because her DNA contains the secret that connects her to Logan. A relentless pursuit begins - In this third cinematic outing featuring the Marvel comic book character Wolverine we see the superheroes beset by everyday problems. They are ageing, ailing and struggling to survive financially. A decrepit Logan is forced to ask himself if he can or even wants to put his remaining...
- It is the tenth film of the X-Men franchise.
- This is the last film in which Hugh Jackman will play Wolverine.
- Sir Patrick Stewart lost 21 pounds to play Charles Xavier as elderly and sick. Stewart claimed that he had a steady weight since he was a teenager and had never deliberately lost weight before. Hugh Jackman genuinely held Stewart in all the scenes of Wolverine carrying him.
- In the UK, the first wide release showing of this film was at 10:23 p.m., rather than the usual midnight showing. This is a reference to the film's character of X-23. X is the Roman numeral for 10.
- The character X-23 debuted in the X-Men Evolution cartoon and is currently Wolverine in Marvel comics.
- James Mangold stated that the film is set in 2029 to avoid any conflict with the time line established in X-Men: Days of Future Past, but that his goal was to make a stand alone film, that was not bound to continuing previous storylines or setting up sequels.
- In the film's early stages of development, Victor Creed/Sabretooth, Logan's mutant half-brother, was meant to make an appearance, with Liev Schreiber reprising his role from X-Men Origins: Wolverine.
- The title of the film is "Logan." This is a reference to Mark Millar's graphic novel "Old Man Logan," and was deliberately chosen to form an opposite from The Wolverine.
- There is no end credits scene.
Logan: Nature made me a freak. Man made me a weapon. And God made it last too long.
Charles Xavier: Two days on the road, only one meal, and hardly any sleep. She's 11, I'm fucking 90...
Charles Xavier: Logan, you still have time.
X-23: I have nightmares. People hurt me.
Logan: I have nightmares too. I hurt people.
Logan: Don't be what they've made you.