added: 29 Nov 2012 // by: Film-News.co.uk Newsdesk
(Cover) - EN Movies - Hugh Jackman is in talks to appear in the new X-Men movie.
The star looks set to reprise his role as Wolverine for the upcoming X-Men: Days of Future Past.
Hugh’s representative has confirmed to E! News that the actor is considering playing the brooding mutant in director Bryan Singer’s sequel to X-Men: First Class.
Hugh previously played Wolverine in X-Men: The Last Stand, X-Men: Origins and X-Men Origins: Wolverine. His latest outing as the superhuman will be for Wolverine, which is released next year.
It is not yet known how much screen time Hugh will have in X-Men: Days of Future Past, with some reports stating it could just be a small cameo and others claiming he could play crucial dual roles.
Hugh can next be seen in the musical drama Les Misérables, which is released worldwide from next month.
Earlier this week, other announcements were made about X-Men: Days of Future Past.
On Monday it was revealed that Sir Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart will return to the franchise to play Magneto and Professor X.
They will join the star studded cast boasting names such as James McAvoy, Jennifer Lawrence, Michael Fassbender and Nicholas Hoult.
There are rumours Famke Janssen or Ellen Page could be the next stars added to the movie.
X-Men: Days of Future Past is scheduled to be released in July 2014.