><br><br>Thursday August 16, 2001 <br>'Wolverine' reveals 'X-Men 2'
details<br><br>By JAM! Movies<br><br>The upcoming sequel to "X-Men"
will deal with <br>Wolverine's search for his origin
and real <br>identity, according to reports from the
<br>Brazilian media.<br><br>The Coming Attractions movie news
website <br>reports Hugh Jackman, who played Wolverine in
<br>the first film, is in South America promoting <br>his
latest release, "Swordfish," but answered <br>questions
about the "X-Men" sequel, which is <br>to begin
shooting in March, 2002. <br><br>Jackman said he learned
about the sequel's <br>focus on his character from one
of the film's <br>producer, who had "drunk one too
many and <br>was talkative" at a recent Hollywood
party. <br><br>Wolverine's origin, including
his<br>indestructible skeleton and razor-sharp <br>retractable claws,
was hinted at in the first <br>film. At the
conclusion of the film, he was <br>shown racing on a
motorcycle toward Canada <br>in search of his real story.
<br><br>When asked if there would be a third
"X-Men,"<br>Jackman said he "would bet on it."