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Hugh Jackman’s iconic portrayal of Wolverine in the X-Men movies has earned itself a rightful spot among the greatest live-action superhero portrayals of all time.

X-Men: Taron Egerton stuns as Wolverine

One actor who many fans wouldn’t mind seeing pick up those claws and succeed Jackman as Wolverine is Taron Egerton. The Kingsman star has found himself on many a fan-castings in recent years with many thinking that he would make a great Logan.

His role as the Marvel Comics character had been a regular presence on the silver screen since 2000 when Fox’s X-Men movie franchise kicked off but Jackman bowed out in the long-awaited and heavily-anticipated standalone Logan in 2017.

X-Men: Taron Egerton stuns as Wolverine

With Disney’s acquisition of Fox a number of years back, the X-Men have finally come home to Marvel Studios – which means a reboot is inevitable so that Marvel’s Mightiest Mutants can make their presence felt in the juggernaut that is the Marvel Cinematic Universe (perhaps sooner rather than later). And with that reboot comes a new actor.

Is Taron Egerton playing Wolverine in the MCU?

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As of now, Taron Egerton has not been cast as Wolverine but his name has come up many times among fan conversations. Marvel Studios have yet to cast the role, but it’s easy to see why the Kingsman star remains a fan-favorite possibility.

The fan-casting has even caught Egerton’s attention, leading him to address the rumors and it does sound like he’d be interested in a role in the MCU is Marvel came calling.

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