Comic book fans and fanatics take note. Ryan Reynolds has publicly stated we wants the great Hugh Jackman to appear in a cameo as Wolverine in the upcoming Deadpool movie. Wolverine did have a battle with an alternate version of Slade “Deadpool” Wilson in Wolverine 2. That battle is seemingly being dropped down the memory hole since Deadpool is being rebooted.
Could Jackman appear as Wolverine in the film? There are no legal rights impediments. Fox owns the rights to Deadpool, Wolverine, and a host of other Marvel characters from X-Men and Fantastic Four lore. Putting Wolverine into the Deadpool movie wouldn’t be tough. Would Jackman be up to it? Jackman always comes off as an affable fellow who truly loves the Wolverine role.
The Australian actor has noted he would love to play Wolverine for many, many more years. Sadly, that is not going to happen. Fox is retiring Jackman as Wolverine after the third solo outing of the character. (The plot is based on “Old Man Logan”, a swan song story for the character) Rumors have it that Wolverine is going to get a cameo in X-Men: Apocalypse. Dedicating a few minutes of screen time in Deadpool would not be totally out of the question.
Is Fox up for the idea? A Wolverine cameo can only help the box office of Deadpool and get the new franchise of to a solid start. Fans over at FreedomPop can’t wait to see what happens.