“I first heard about it around October or November . I was literally finishing The Wolverine and dreaming about lasagna, and about three weeks before the end, they told me. There was no way I was not going to be part of that.”
Jackman joins a growing cast which includes James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Nicholas Hoult, Ellen Page, Anna Paquin, Shawn Ashmore, Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen.
He has seen an eight-page synopsis for the film, and is awaiting to read the completed screenplay.