Hugh Jackman has officially confirmed that Black Swandirector Darren Aronofsky will helm the upcoming Marvel sequel X-Men Origins: Wolverine 2. The actor revealed the news to New York Magazine at last night’s Enduring Vision gala held by Elton John.
Hugh Jackman is currently bulking up to reprise his role as Logan in the anticipated sequel, which he claims will be much darker than 2009’s X-Men Origins: Wolverine. It won’t be the “usual” X-Men movie this time around,Jackman promises:
Hugh Jackman and Darren Aronofsky are already in the middle of pre-production on X-Men Origins: Wolverine 2, with the sequel set to begin shooting in early 2011.
X-Men Origins: Wolverine 2 comes to theaters in 2012 and stars Hugh Jackman.