Hugh Jackman is undoubtedly one of the most recognized actors on the planet, especially in the world of comic movies. Despite his fame for starring multiple X Men In the movies, Jackman said that when he met Stan Lee, he was not sure that the creator of the comics knew who he was.
"I remember, it was 2008, I had done three. X Men movies we had announced
The[[Origins of X-Men: Glutton], I think. "I did not know I was going to be there," Jackman recalled to MTV News when he met Lee at Comic-Con San Diego. "When I met him, I was not 100 percent sure he knew he was."
Almost immediately after 2000 X Men was released, Jackman became an icon of comics fandom thanks to his impressive departure as the beloved Wolverine. Despite Jackman's achievements, none of that compares to Lee's influence at a comic book convention.
"If you're Wolverine and you go to Comic-Con, it's a good day for you," joked Jackman. "I was getting some love and I remember that carpet really well and when you looked at all the cameras [turning away from you] and I look down and said, "Is it Halle Berry?" And I was like, that's Stan Lee. It's great. "
Throughout Jackman's impressive stay at Marvel, he had many more encounters with Lee. Following the death of the creator, Jackman shared memories of Lee and how the tycoon was constantly a beacon of hope who was more surprised than anyone to see how comic movies had become the dominant force of pop culture.
"I was really impressed by how relaxed and happy, and I got the feeling that a man who had become a god within a subculture and this subculture had become commonplace and, at the age of 75, in get respect and flattery, "Jackman said. "And he told me: I can not believe this, this is amazing, we are the kids in our basements drawing pictures and we meet some people and then 30,000 of us get together, 30,000 of us get dressed and there is War of the Galaxies. "Now there's a million and a half and, suddenly, everyone is courting them." Film studios, everyone was courting them, and you have the feeling that it's a boy from the candy store. he still loves him, he's like a child, he was really warm, like, he would show up to do all those cameos, thinking: This is the best, I'm in a X-Men movie, they're bringing these things They've been in my head and on the page, they're giving it life. "
Earlier this week, Jackman made fun of Wolverine returning to comic book movies, though he also confirmed that he would be another actor who would bring the mutant to life.
Stay tuned for details about Wolverine's future in comic book movies.