Hugh Jackman ‘Put Through the Wringer’ on ‘X-Men’ Set, Says Anna Paquin

After at least nine movies appearing as Wolverine, Hugh Jackman is pretty much ready to hang up his hat as the X-Men mutant.

(He even revealed as much recently that he’d love for Tom Hardy to take the reins.) Might that have something to do with how physically taxing the role was?Academy Award winner Anna Paquin (now back on TV with the second season of “Flack” as a self-destructive public relations manager) recently came onto SiriusXM’s “The Jess Cagle Show” to talk about her career, and of course the question of “X-Men” came up.

The New Zealand-born actress played Rogue in the original live-action “X-Men” franchise.

And Paquin said she became fast friends with Jackman on the set of the 2000 movie.

(Via The Hollywood Reporter.)“Hugh was the person I was always closest with because I had all my scenes with him,” she said.

“He is still a lovely,

Read full article