Summer blockbusters kick off with ‘X-men’
Hugh Jackman as Wolverine
The period’s much talked about summer blockbuster ‘X-Men Origins:
Wolverine’ will hit the Liberty cinema on May 6. The thriller continues
the tale of the mighty X-men, tracing back to the origins of one of the
leading characters of their clan, the hot tempered and quick witted
James Logan a.k.a. Wolverine and his brother Victor Creed (who will
later become Sabretooth) run away together as children in the mid 1850’s
after Logan kills their biological father who had murdered Logan’s
After serving together in many wars they are recruited by William
Stryker to serve in a special unit made up of mutants. After wiping out
an African village, Logan quits the unit and goes off to live a life of
peace in the Canadian Rockies with his girlfriend later to be known as
the Silver Fox.
Six years pass for the both of them until Stryker shows up and asks
Logan to come back and be a part of a new Weapon X project. Logan
refuses but Creed shows up and murders Logan’s girlfriend leaving him
wanting revenge against his brother.
The cast comprises Hugh Jackman, Ryan Reynolds, Scott Adkins, and
many others. The movie is distributed by EAP films and theatres.