Tuesday, 23 May, 2017

Wolverine Goes Black and White in Logan Noir Trailer

Dafne Keen's Intense Logan Screen Test As X-23 Released Watch Dafne Keen's Improvised Logan Audition That Astonished Patrick Stewart and Bruised Hugh Jackman
Madeline Patrick | 17 May, 2017, 01:35

Midway through watching Logan, you'd be forgiven for thinking what the fuss was about with X-23, played by Dafne Keen.

While the outcome of most of Logan's characters is adequately addressed in Mangold's theatrical cut, the fate of Caliban (Stephen Merchant) - the sun-fearing albino friend of Hugh Jackman's Wolverine, who has the power to track other mutants - was never dramatized onscreen. And it turns out Keen was kicking Jackman's ass from day one. "It felt like she could do this most hard thing of, on the one hand, being the sort of emotional co-star with Hugh [Jackman] and with Patrick and on top of that then also manage the physicality, which was pretty demanding". "And she was playing a scene, and it was very, very good..."

Turkey president: Trump arming Syrian Kurds a 'mistake'
A first consignment of weapons is already in place for delivery and could be dispatched to the YPG "very quickly", U.S. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is to visit President Donald Trump in Washington next Tuesday.

The audition tape, revealed by Entertainment Weekly and featuring on the upcoming Logan Blu-ray, is prefaced by Patrick Stewart calling it "one of the most extraordinary bits of audition tape I've seen in my life". It will be exciting to see where she goes next, both in the X-Men world and films in general.

"I went home and I had bruises all over my arm". By keeping the story away from the familiar, James Mangold and Hugh Jackman were able to take considerably more risks and make bolder creative decisions. In a clip from her screen test released in anticipation for Logan's release on Blu-ray May 23 and digital download Tuesday, we see just how perfectly Keen inhabited this role with her own initiative and creativity. Alamo Drafthouse is proud to present LOGAN NOIR, a new monochromatic vision of one of the greatest superhero films ever made, followed by an exclusive livestream Q&A with director James Mangold. "[Keen] was really a remarkable discovery".

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