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Ryan Reynolds says Logan is “potentially the best comic book movie ever”

The big picture

  • Deadpool star Ryan Reynolds has high praise for Hugh Jackman’s latest Wolverine film, “Logan.”
  • “Logan” is considered one of the best comic book adaptations with a score of 93% on Rotten Tomatoes.
  • Jackman’s journey with the character Wolverine spans 24 years and fans are eagerly awaiting their reunion in Deadpool & Wolverine.



As Marvel Studios’ most prized possession draws closer to 2024, one of its leading stars has praised his mutant partner’s work to date. In an interview with Total Film, Deadpool star Ryan Reynolds remembered his past as Merc With a Mouth, which (at least in its modern era) began with Dead Pool in 2016. One year later, what was then known as Hugh Jackman‘s last appearance as Wolverine in LoganPremiere, a film that Reynolds can only praise highly:


“The films (Deadpool and Logan) were pretty much the same at that point. Deadpool was different, and then right after that
Logan was possibly the greatest comic book adaptation of all time
.”

There have been many superhero movies over the years, but Logan is considered one of the best by fans and critics alike. Critics gave the film a 93% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, while overall audience satisfaction dropped only slightly, still standing at an impressive 90%. The film was so popular that it was even nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay at the 2018 Academy Awards, an incredibly rare feat for any comic book film. The James MangoldThe film he directed was the perfect climax for Jackman’s career with this character. Although many were concerned when it was announced that he would be in Deadpool and Wolverineit seems that everyone involved in the production of the latest film was keen to ensure LoganThe legacy of remains intact.



Hugh Jackman’s colleagues thought “X-Men” would damage his career

While Patrick Stewart took the title away from him briefly after he had Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of MadnessJackman has since reclaimed the title of longest-running comic actor. His appearance in 2024 Deadpool and Wolverine will mark 24 years spent with the character, more than some of those lining up in theaters on opening weekend have been alive. But while X-Men (2000) is now considered the film that took his career to new heights, but according to Jackman, this was certainly not the case at the time:


“We were at the lowest point in the genre. It had had a big boom with the Batman movies and then fizzled out. But when the X-Men came along, people felt that they were the raw material for giving a voice to the marginalized. In fact, a few people in the industry who were listening said to me, ‘Keep applying for auditions because
this thing is dead in the water
.”

It is certainly difficult to imagine the debut X-Men The film was viewed in such an unsuccessful light that it failed to gain momentum. It grossed $296 million at the worldwide box office, which, adjusted for inflation, equates to about $539 million in 2024, which would make it the fourth highest-grossing film of this year, just behind Kung Fu Panda 4It’s been seven years since Jackman first stepped into the role of Wolverine, and fans around the world can’t wait to see Red and Yellow together on the big screen for the first time.

Deadpool and Wolverine hits theaters on July 26. Stay tuned to Collider for more coverage of the film, and find tickets below.


Teaser poster for the movie “Deadpool 3 Come Together”

Deadpool and Wolverine

Wolverine joins the “mercenary with the big mouth” in the third part of the Deadpool film series.

Release date
July 26, 2024

Authors
Rob Liefeld, Fabian Nicieza, Paul Wernick, Wendy Molyneux, Lizzie Molyneux-Logelin

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