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– by Joseph Jammer Medina

Logan fans who were hoping to see more of Laura Kinney (aka X-23) may get exactly what they wished for. Speaking with THR about the success of Logan, director James Mangold revealed that he was currently working on a script that would center on the young mutant, played by Dafne Keen.

Sadly, there were no other details, and at this point, he stated that they were just working on the script, so it may very well be another couple years before something else materializes out of this. Given the age of the star, it wouldn’t be out of the question for it to take place a few years after Logan, with her off with the other mutants (or even on her own).

Interestingly enough, when looking at the possibility of an X-23 film actually happening, he points to the success of Wonder Woman as a possible door-opener for Laura Kinney.

“Patty’s success with that film only solidifies more for studios that there’s less to fear with a female protagonist. The more that keeps getting hit home, that ends up giving me more space turning around and going, ‘Well here we are with a female protagonist. That’s incredible. And what are we going to do with her?’ And that’s where we are with that [the Laura script] right now, dreaming.”

But if you were hoping to see Jackman return as Wolverine in some form, that ain’t happening. In fact, he even ruled out the possibility of producing, saying:

“No, I won’t be a producer on a Laura sequel. But I will be lining up on the Thursday night at 10 pm to watch it though. She is just phenomenal.”

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SOURCE: THR

  • TheOct8pus

    I hope it’s just a remake of “Little Miss Sunshine” with claws…

  • Kronx

    I hope it’s also an R rated movie. Seems doubtful with a young lead.

    • Wild Dreams

      I don’t wanna say recast her because I thought she was good in Logan, but I wouldn’t mind a slightly older version of the character that’s a little more accurate…..some of her comic arcs could make for a pretty decent movie.

  • Bruce Norris

    Seriously, who didn’t see this coming?

  • jonathing

    she did shine in logan

Joseph Jammer Medina is an author, podcaster, and editor-in-chief of LRM. A graduate of Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film and Television, Jammer’s always had a craving for stories. From movies, television, and web content to books, anime, and manga, he’s always been something of a story junkie.