Official Synopsis from 20th Century Fox X-Men Origins: Wolverine is set to star Jackman and will be directed by Gavin Hood (Tsotsi,
Rendition). The producers are Lauren Shuler Donner and Ralph Winter (who produced all three previous “X-Men” films), along with Jackman and his
Seed Prods. producing partner, John Palermo. The film will be executive produced by Marvel Films’ Kevin Feige.
Leading up to the events of X-Men, X-Men Origins: Wolverine – written by David Benioff (The Kite Runner, Troy) – tells the story of
Wolverine’s epically violent and romantic past, his complex relationship with Victor Creed, and the ominous Weapon X program. Along the way,
Wolverine encounters many mutants, both familiar and new, including surprise appearances by several legends of the X-Men universe.
This prequel to the X-Men movies will star Hugh Jackman as Wolverine and will be directed by Gavin Hood.
There are a lot of crazy rumors flying about this movie. Many Marvel heroes from Deadpool to Gambit have been rumored to be in this film. So far the
only villain confirmed is Sabertooth. Via his MySpace, Tyler Mane has already stated that he will not be in the film.
Stay tuned for more news as it flows in.