According to ComicBook.com on Jan. 29, Hugh Jackman confessed that he doesn't feel that he has lived up to the potential of the Wolverine character he has been playing in the "X-Men" and "Wolverine" series of Marvel movies.
Last year, Hugh Jackman had announced via Twitter that he'd be partaking in "The Wolverine" movie sequel to "Wolverine: Origins" and would be filming in August 2012. There had been a series of delays in the start dates, but it the film was finally confirmed for July 26, 2013.
Granted that the opening date is just a few months away, Jackman had expressed his awareness of Marvel comic fans' concern with the accuracy of the character. Jackman considers this a main motivator for him to perform to the best of his ability and get as close as he can to the behavior and mannerisms of Wolverine.
“I still don’t think we've seen the definitive Wolverine,” CBM quotes the actor as saying. “The longer I play the character, the more the desire to get him right grows. The more I speak to fans and explore his world, the more it means to me. Look, there’s no question that it’s a great role.”
When Jackman took the role in 1999, he had no idea the expectations of what the fans wanted from the character either.
“I didn’t fully understand that when I went in, you know? The pressure now is way more. I feel I understand why there’s the passion. I understand the character and the legacy and I don’t feel, up until this movie, that we’ve completely lived up to that. So that’s what I intend to do.”
Good news comes quickly and ComicBook.com reports that the teaser trailer for "The Wolverine" debuts Feb. 14, 2013 and can be viewed in the opening previews prior to the Bruce Willis film,"A Good Day to Die Hard". Also, "The Wolverine" dressed to impress in a publication of Empire Magazine.