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Darren Aronofsky’s new ballistic ballet flick
is heading to the Venice Film Festival tomorrow, but the director is reportedly swinging his attention onto an altogether more impressive movie beast: Wolverine.
According to Deadline , the director could be interested in re-teaming with Hugh Jackman - who he worked with on The Fountain - for Wolverine’s second solo outing.
Jackman is apparently keen on Aronofsky taking the helm. Considering the actor’s got a fair amount of creative control over the sequel, we imagine the mullet-chopped one will get whomever he wants.
Not that he’s hedging his bets. Jackman has also met with David Slade, who most recently gave the Twilight Saga a boost with Eclipse . Red director Robert Schwentke, who was also being courted, has officially dropped out.
Obviously Wolverine 2 would be a very unusual project for Aronofsky to take on, seeing as it’s a big budget studio picture – something that he’s usually avoided. But will working with Jackman again tip the scales?
After criticisms levelled at the first Wolvie flick, Jackman obviously wants to do things a little bit differently – and Aronofsky would certainly deliver something different...
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