Jean Grey returns for ‘The Wolverine’


It was hinted at a few months back when actress Famke Janssen admitted that she was awaiting a phone call with regards to her reprising he X-Men role of Jean Grey aka Phoenix.

Well apparently the phone call arrived and Jean Grey will be making a cameo in ‘The Wolverine,’ which sees Hugh Jackman return as the titular character.

The new was confirmed via a tweet from the films director James Mangold who put a six minute clip out there in the twitterverse, which had the above blink and you miss it clip of Jean Grey with wolf like lover.

Janssen, who played the role in the first three X-Men movies when asked about reprising the role in January said that she’d be waiting by the phone, but asked about how it would feel to return she said: “It would be very surreal,” she said. “I would be honoured to be a part of any of these X-Men movies. It would be great.”

The Wolverine is based on Chris Claremont and Frank Miller’s 1982 limited comic series, and sees the character heading to Japan to confront a figure from his past.

Svetlana Khodchenkova, Will Yun Lee, Hiroyuki Sanada, Hal Yamanouchi, Tao Okamoto, Rila Fukushima and Brian Tee will also feature in the movie.

The Wolverine will open in UK and US cinemas on July 26.


Written By: Ian Cullen

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