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Hugh Jackman At the time Spelled out Why He Truly Turned Down James Bond

Hugh Jackman in no way imagined he’d land the job as Wolverine. The actor would later grow to be a family name just after enjoying the iconic Marvel character in 2000’s X-Men. But at the time, he was persuaded it wasn’t going to perform out. Then it did. Jackman turned a staple of the X-Guys franchise. But his commitments to that series are not the only explanation he bowed out of conversations for him to be the upcoming James Bond. Here’s why.

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‘X-Men’ star Hugh Jackman famously turned down James Bond

In a 2017 interview with Range, Jackman opened up about the time he explained “no thanks” to the producers of the James Bond motion pictures. The discussions took place right as Jackman was heading into filming on 2003’s X2: X-Males United. At the time, the actor was locked into playing Wolverine for a when. And Jackman was hesitant to commit to one more franchise actor at that point, he admitted.

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