Top 10 Actors Who Could Replace Hugh Jackman As Wolverine

Whenever we think of this iconic comic book character, the first thing that comes in our minds is, the angry and vengeful face of none other than Hugh Jackman. Sadly, Jackman called it quits with ‘Logan’, his last movie as the clawed Marvel mutant. Jackman’s portrayal of Wolverine earned him accolades and created a huge fan base of the character. So it is a big challenge for actors to replace, and in this case, carry the legacy of Hugh Jackman.

We are presenting you a list of such actors who could replace Hugh Jackman as Wolverine.


10. Luke Evans

This ruggedly handsome English actor is well-known for blockbusters like Dracula Untold, Fast and the Furious 6 and Clash of the Titans. His portrayal of Vlad III or Dracula in the eponymous movie, is a proof that he can easily pull of the role of the clawed berserker with ease.


9. Michael Shannon

Despite being indestructible, Wolverine is character with a history of psychological and mental trauma. He is emotionally scarred and his rage filled mind and disregard are the result of the bitter experiences he has been through. Michael Shannon, known for his villainous and badass roles, can be the perfect person for the job.


8. Scott Eastwood

Scott is the son of the legend Clint Eastwood and is well-known for playing supporting roles in blockbuster movies like Gran Torino, Suicide Squad and Fury. His sharp features and expressive face make him a potential contender for the role of Wolverine. Most importantly, Scott is young and can stick to this iconic role for a long time.


7. Mark Wahlberg

In his long career, Mark Wahlberg played a vast array of fictional as well as non-fictional badass characters such as Chris Cole in Rockstar, Bob Lee Swagger in Shooter, Sgt. Dignam in The Departed and most recently Marcus Luttrell in Lone Survivor.  Take away the Boston accent and he is the right man for the job.


6. Joel Edgerton

Joel Edgerton is the proof of the fact that a nice guy can become a badass. His roles in movies like The Gift and Black Mass, prove that he is a fine actor and his physical transformation and portrayal of Brendan in Warrior compel us to think that he can effortlessly carry Jackman’s legacy.

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