20th Century Fox and Marvel Studios have released the first official trailer for Logan starring Hugh Jackman as the conflicted superhero Wolverine. Along with Jackman, Golden-globe nominated Patrick Stewart returns to play Professor X, along with newcomers Dafne Keen as X-23, Stephen Merchant as Caliban, and Richard E. Grant as Dr. Zander Rice.
The film looks to be based on the Marvel comic series “Wolverine: Old Man Logan” that depicts an aged Logan set in an alternative universe. The original series of comic books were written by Mark Millar and drawn by Steve McNiven, however, a new series set in the Secret Wars storyline is still in publication. “Old Man Logan: #13” (Publish Date: Nov. 9, 2016) was written Jeff Lemire and drawn by Andrea Sorrentino.
Logan was directed by James Mangold (The Wolverine), with screenplay written by David James Kelly and Michael Green. The film will hit theaters in the US, including Premium Large Format and IMAX cinemas, on March 3, 2017.