Actor Hugh Jackman, who is more known for his role as “Wolverine” in the film series about the mutants of X-Men, told why he refused to replace Pierce Brosnan in the new film about the agent 007. In an interview for Variety magazine, Jackman admitted that he read the script and did not believe in written. The plot was too unrealistic.
“I was going to work on the second part of the film “x-Men” and suddenly the phone rang my agent who asked me if I wanted to play James bond,” says Jackman. “Then I felt that the script was just unreal and crazy. They needed to make the scenario more realistic.”
The actor was not given the opportunity to change the course of the story. It’s not the only thing that stopped Jackman from the role of bond. He also believed that between the filming of the man=X and James bond, he just won’t have time for anything else.
Shortly after refused Hugh Jackman, in the role of approved actor Daniel Craig, who played in the movie Solace (2008) Skyfall (2012) and Spectre (2015).
Despite the great success of all parts of bond, Jackman has no regrets about his choice. “I’ve always tried to do different things,” says the actor. “But there was a time between X-Men 3 and Wolverine, when my role became less significant and large. People wanted so I played the role of super-heroes. A bit like claustrophobia.”
Jackman struggles to protect his career and family. Proof of this happy marriage. It has been 21 years in love with one woman – his wife Deborra-Lee Furness, which is older than him by 13 years. All the years of living together the couple remains loyal to the other. “The fact that there is so much courage, says Hugh of his beloved wife. – Every damn day. No matter what she has to fight, she would not burden others with your problems”.
In General, Jackman always gets very emotional when he talks about Debbie and their foster children, 15-year-old Oscar Maximilian and 11-year-old ava Eliot. He repeatedly mention in interviews that his wife is “the greatest thing that ever happened to me.”
Also the actor is not afraid to publicly Express their feelings, and posting a photo with his wife in his blog, writes that he loves her with all his heart.