The final Wolverine flick is now shooting in New Orleans, with Hugh Jackman being spotted on the set sporting quite a rich beard. More importantly, the set photos see him in the company of a weary Professor X (played by Patrick Stewart) and a young female actress. A very young female actress, that is.
So, is this the first appearance of X-23? It might just be. According to The Hashtag Show, Fox has been searching for a young actress for an unnamed role in the Wolverine flick. Check out the character's description below:
20th Century Fox are seeking a 11 to 14 year old girl to play the role of Zoe in a brand new movie!! [ZOE] 11 to 14-year-old girl. Still a child, but a wounded badass, a pound puppy, raised in captivity in a time of battle, without support systems of normal childhood.
She has no family and until now, has never left the compound in which she was born. She has an authentic intensity - her expressions and body language speak volumes, without words. Once released in the outside world, everything is new - every experience and every image a first. This does not mean everything is wonderful or wondrous. Some things she sees (things we might regard as conventional) may scare her or anger her and things we may find interesting may bore her. She has not been instructed in many social conventions - she can eat like an animal. She studies and often mimics people's behavior. She has a high IQ, but is also a temperamental, impulsive and feral creature that can raise genuine mayhem. She is a girl that has never been kissed. Looking for a REAL girl – not made up or done up. Also with genuine edge, not made up or put on. Martial arts or gymnastics experience preferred but not necessary - but actress must be extremely physical and able to improvise scenes without necessarily resorting to speech. Do NOT play it “cute” (via Comic Book Resources).
So is this our first look at X-23? It may be so.
Check out the Wolverine set photos below (via CBM)!
Mutants that Should Appear in Wolverine 3
Obviously, I won't mention Mr. Sinister, who is all but officially confirmed (as seen in the post-credits scene of X-Men: Apocalypse). And I will also leave aside X-23 - after all, who could that be in the leaked photos from the set?
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