Duncan Jones talks Wolverine

Could the Source Code director helm Hugh Jackman's sequel?

Duncan Jones spoke of his fondness for X-Man Wolverine at this weekend's Kapow! Comic Con in London.

Since it was announced that Darren Aronofsky would no longer be directing Origins sequel The Wolverine, many possible replacements have been mooted, with Jones a firm fan favourite.

Speaking to IGN, Jones said that the success of his latest, Source Code, had led to him being asked "to take a few meetings about some of the more studio films."

When he was then asked what he thought of the 'character' Wolverine, Jones replied with a grin: "I think he's a great character, and I don't want to go on dangerous ground here, but I'd say he's more interesting to me than Batman.

"I think they've made a very successful run of films with that and I think a good Wolverine film could be an amazing thing.

"He's got a sense of humor and he's gruff. And he's kind of pissed off at everyone. I like that."

After making the transition from Moon to Source Code look like a cakewalk, he could surely handle the step-up to a summer tentpole.

After Aronofsky's departure, we really want to see another unique, visionary director take the reins, rather than a cookie-cutter action helmer. Wolvie was sold short on his previous solo outing; it'd be such a waste if it happened again.

Is Jones the man to make The Wolverine awesome? Or should he stick to original material? Let's have your comments below, yeah?

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    • Hadouken76

      Apr 12th 2011, 10:44

      somone has to be before it ends up in the clutches of Brett Ratner or worse *whispers* Mark Steven JOhnson..shhhh!

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    • stuxmusic

      Apr 12th 2011, 15:19

      I'm well for this!

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    • Ali1748

      Apr 12th 2011, 22:41

      Please let this happen Zeus.

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