Dacre Montgomery replaces Hugh Jackman as the new Wolverine in this intriguing design concept.
Hugh Jackman officially hung his claws on Wolverine in 2017 with Logan. The James Mangold-directed film served as Hugh Jackman’s swan song for the beloved character and was acclaimed by critics and fans alike. Hugh Jackman’s final portrayal as Wolverine received much praise and the film received an Academy Award nomination for Best Adapted Screenplay.
Now that Marvel Studios now has the rights to bring the X-Men into MCU canon, it seems likely that the entire franchise will be rebooted. With that in mind, a remake of the beloved mutants is expected, and naturally, Hugh Jackman’s potential successor to Wolverine is at the top of many fans’ minds. Well maybe Forest ranger other Strange things star Dacre Montgomery could be a good candidate.
In this concept design by artist Evan Pennock, Dacre Montgomery is depicted in a character design that resembles one of Hugh Jackman’s signature Wolverine styles: his hairdo, graying demeanor, and tank top. You can see Dacre Montgomery’s design below:
Dacre Montgomery is best recognized for his role as Billy Hargrove in the second and third seasons of Netflix. Strange things. Both that role and his role in Forest ranger showed him involved in some action sequences, so joining another franchise wouldn’t be too difficult for him. After all, Stranger Things 3 In particular, he showed his emotional range as an actor, and his intensity during the season’s climactic finale could serve as a good example of why he might be a good fit for Wolverine.
Marvel Studios precedent Kevin Feige confirmed plans to include mutants in the Marvel Cinematic Universe during 2019 San Diego Comic-Con. However, the studio is reportedly in no rush to introduce the X- Men to the MCU, which means that it will probably be some time before we know who will replace Hugh Jackman as Wolverine.
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