X-Men Origins: Wolverine (12A)

PUBLISHED: 19:39 06 May 2009 | UPDATED: 22:24 26 October 2009

THE first of what I'm sure will be many spin-offs in the X-Men franchise, based on the Marvel Comics mutant superheroes. Hugh Jackman reprises his role as Wolverine in this prequel, set before the events of the origina


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X-Men Origins: Wolverine (12A)

THE first of what I'm sure will be many spin-offs in the X-Men franchise, based on the Marvel Comics mutant superheroes.

Hugh Jackman reprises his role as Wolverine in this prequel, set before the events of the original trilogy.

Here, at last, we discover how an ordinary man named Logan was transformed into an indestructible fighting machine equipped with indestructible adamantium claws and a primal fury.

Logan's past is revealed, including his complex relationship with Victor 'Sabretooth' Creed (Liev Schreiber), and how Logan first becomes part of the ominous Weapon X programme.

Cast: Hugh Jackman, Ryan Reynolds, Liev Schreiber, Lynn Collins, Dominic Monaghan, Danny Huston

Director: Gavin Hood

Running time: 2 hours

Released: May 1, 2009

Official website: www.x-menorigins.com


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