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Why Hugh Jackman turned down 007 role

07 December 2017, 04:56 | Elsie Buchanan

Why Hugh Jackman turned down 007 role

Hugh Jackman James Bond

This year Hugh Jackman finally said goodbye to the character Wolverine, giving his final performance as the mutant in the critically acclaimed Logan.

To promote the film, Jackman landed the cover story in this week's issue of Variety. But there was a time between "X-Men 3" and the first Wolverine movie when I could see the roles getting smaller.

Hugh also revealed that he decided not to apply for his licence to kill as we has told by producers that he would have no say in the character's direction.

"I wish I'd started playing him like that 17 years ago", Jackman said. "And I was calm and at peace, but I'm going to miss that guy".

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Jackman is a massive movie star, and has been for a very long time.

The Aussie actor was just in the process of gearing up for Bryan Singer's X-Men 2, while MGM and Eon were casting the net far and wide in search of a new 00 agent to replace Pierce Brosnan, whose four-film run petered out with Die Another Day. Jackman, after seeing years of increasingly goofy Bond flicks, was hesitant.

Ultimately the role went to British actor Daniel Craig, who starred as James Bond in the 2006 flick Casino Royale before continuing the role for three more movies including 2012's Skyfall andSpectre in 2015.

He added: 'I just felt at the time that the that the scripts has become so unbelievable and insane, and I felt like they needed to become grittier and real'.

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'The response was: "Oh, you don't get a say".

Apart from his desire to pivot the iconic spy character in a different direction, the Logan star was also wary of the demanding nature of the two franchises - Bond and X-Men.

Luckily for Jackman, he was able to break out of the typecasting mold and has now booked a wide variety of diverse roles, including a leading part in the upcoming musical The Greatest Showman, in which he will play circus pioneer P.T. Barnum.

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