The more we hear about the upcoming Wolverine movie titled, ‘LOGAN‘ the more we get excited. With the ‘R’ rating it is sure to be jam packed with amazing action, and today we have more exciting news. It seems that the popular X-Men character, ‘X-23‘ is going to be Wolverine’s sidekick in the movie. Check out the latest details on this below and share your thoughts AFTER THE JUMP. ‘Logan‘ hits theaters March 3rd, 2017!
Y’know, as good as Hugh Jackman’s been in the role of Wolverine these many years, the one thing that’s always kind of bugged me about the way the Canadian mutant is depicted on screen is the relationship he’s had with his sidekicks… or rather, the lack thereof. See, in the comics, Wolvie’s two principal sidekicks were Kitty Pryde and Jubilee. They were the mutants who helped him hold on to his humanity when his feral nature threatened to consume him. But those relationships have been more or less absent in Fox’s X-Men film franchise. Instead, he was briefly a big brother to Rogue and…that’s about it. All of which is to say that I’m hoping Jackman’s final go as Wolverine in Logan will finally give Jackman the kid sidekick he’s long deserved.
Thankfully, today we have confirmation that could indeed be the case. The character we saw in the film’s trailer played by Dafne Keen has been officially revealed on Instagram to be the young mutant X-23, a.k.a. Laura Kinney, a protege of Wolverine’s as well as his successor in the Weapon X program…