Hugh Jackman hinted on Saturday that his days as iconic
"Wolverine... one last time," Jackman captioned a photo of his fists, clutching the claws of his famous mutant character.
While bloggers and social media users debated the actor's meaning, an individual familiar with the situation told TheWrap he is referring to a planned sequel of the 2013 standalone hit "The Wolverine."
The character could feasibly appear in
Representatives for Jackman and 20th Century Fox have not yet returned TheWrap's request for comment.
Jackman made his debut as Wolverine in 2000's
“I’d probably move it to a different visual palette,” Jackman said of a potential sequel in 2014. “We are looking at a lot of different storylines. No one has jumped out. You can tell from my answer that we’re still working it out.”
By the end of its run, “The Wolverine” grossed over $414.8 million worldwide.
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Wolverine (Hugh Jackman) Otherwise known as Logan, is a mutant who possesses animal-keen senses, enhanced physical capabilities, and a healing factor that allows him to recover from virtually any wound, disease, or toxin at an accelerated rate. Wolverine's mutation also consists of animal-like adaptations of his body, including pronounced, and sharp fang-like canines and three retractable claws covered in an unbreakable metal, called Adimantium, housed within each forearm.