Comic Book movies are getting popular day by day. The excellent record of Marvel Cinematic Universe, DC Extended universe and Sony Spider Man has proven themselves to be too contender in movie business. There are some actors who have played their comic book characters so good that they are hard to replace. Robert Downey Jr as Iron Man, Ryan Reynolds as Deadpool, Hugh Jackman as Wolverine and others.
Hugh Jackman played the iconic Logan character for almost 17 years. Jackman played the character so perfectly, it boosted his career. Hugh announced that he is retiring from the iconic role after Logan. Logan was critically and commercial praised. Even some critics and fan believed it deserved nomination for Best Picture at the academy.
Since Jackman said goodbye to his character, fans are speculation who might be the perfect fit to replace Hugh Jackman as wolverine. If the Disney Fox deals goes through, than Feige might be interested reusing the wolverine character. Lets break down some of the casting choice for Wolverine.
1. Daniel Radcliffe
Daniel Radcliffe might be the perfect choice to play the iconic Wolverine character. He has got the personality, excellent acting capability and loyal fan base. The Harry Porter actor might have been quiet for some time but his fans are hoping to see him in a big role. Recently rumors have floated around the internet that he was in talk with Marvel to play Wolverine.
2. Alexander Skarsgard
The Swedish actor has been phenomenal for the past couple of years. The actor have given excellent performance in True Blood, The Legend of Tarzan, The little Drummer Girl and others. The actor has perfect body, strong fan base and flawless personality. Warmer Brothers might hold him off but never doubt Disney.
3. Richard Madden
The Scottish has been phenomenal in BBC latest Bodyguard. He recently won Golden Globe for Best Actor in Television Series Drama. Apart from Bodyguard, Richard have starred in Game of Thrones, Medici: Masters of Florence, Cinderella and others. He has the perfect age, body, looks and marvelous acting skills. He might be perfect guy to play James Bond but he surely will bring result in the table if given the chance.
4. Charlie Hunnam
Charlie Hunnam is mostly known for his violent and excellent performance in Sons of Anarchy. Charlie Hunnam poses all the quality to play the iconic character. He is 36 years old which means he can play the character for a long period of time. He will look probably phenomenal when he puts on those claws and kick some serious ass.
5. Oscar Issac
Oscar Issac has been excellent for the past couple of years. He has been in Star Wars franchise, Ex Machine, Annihilation, X-Men: Apocalypse and other projects. Since he is the member of Disney Family, Bob Iger might green light Issac. Issac has got the perfect body, age and excellent acting ability to do justice to the character.
6. Taron Egerton
The British actor is known for his role in Kingsman movies. He has experience for doing action sequence, good height and excellent physical shape. He has proven to be a sublime performer and give excellent character justice to Wolverine. He has worked with Hugh Jackman in Eddie the Eagle, so he might have a advantage of landing the role.
7. Tom Hardy
There is no denying that Tom Hardy is one the best actor of current generation. The English actor have starred in blockbuster movies like Inception, The Dark Knight rises, Mad Max Fury Road and others. Jackman himself suggested he would be good fit for Logan. He can pull off any role given. The only problem is, he is playing Eddie in Sony’s Venom.
8. Luke Evans
Like Oscar Issac Luke Evans is also the vital member of Disney family. The Welsh actor has been is blockbuster movies like The Hobbit franchise, The Girl on the Train, The Fate of the Furious, Beauty and the Beast and others. Luke Evans is 6 feet tall and has strong physicality to portray the character phenomenally.
9. Scott Eastwood
Son of Legendary film maker Clint Eastwood, Scott Eastwood is the rising star of Hollywood who has a huge potential to become a star. Logan might be the perfect character that might take Scott Eastwood career to new height. The 32 year old actor have good personality, strong fan base and young enough to carry the franchise for years.