Should the legendary mutant be the actor’s first Marvel role?
As Marvel Studios moves forward, a new concept design shows off Keanu Reeves replacing Hugh Jackman as Wolverine in the MCU.
As Marvel fans patiently wait for the next chapter of the MCU as well as the inevitable reveal of how the studio will reintroduce mutants on the big screen, a new design pictures Keanu Reeves as Wolverine for a future film. The star has been open about wanting to play Wolverine for most of his career, saying he was too late to take on the role, but praised Hugh Jackman’s work as the character.
Fans will next see the star on the big screen as Neo in The Matrix 4, but many would like to see him enter the Marvel universe at some point. Kevin Feige revealed that the studio has spoken to Keanu Reeves for a number of roles in the past, so it’s seemingly only a matter of time. Artist pabloruizzx on Instagram imagined what Keanu Reeves as Wolverine in the MCU could look like, giving the actor the yellow and black costume that was only teased in Hugh Jackman’s time with the hero. Take a look below.
Would you like to see Keanu Reeves as Wolverine in the MCU? Or do you prefer the star as Neo in The Matrix and as the lead in John Wick? Who else would be a good choice for the role? Sound-off in the comments below!
Here is the official synopsis for Hugh Jackman’s Logan:
In the near future, a weary Logan cares for an ailing Professor X in a hide out on the Mexican border. But Logan’s attempts to hide from the world and his legacy are up-ended when a young mutant arrives, being pursued by dark forces.
Directed by James Mangold, Logan stars Hugh Jackman, Sir Patrick Stewart, Dafne Keen, Stephen Merchant, Richard E. Grant, Eriq LaSalle, Elizabeth Rodriguez, and Boyd Holbrook. The film is available on Digital HD, Ultra HD, Blu-ray, and DVD.
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