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CBMB: Wolverine 3 May Debut a Popular Mutant

By Muuka Muyumba

Superhero Hype is reporting that they’ve heard that director James Mangold is working on bringing X23 into the X-Men universe in Wolverine 3. The film, which already stars Hugh Jackman as Logan, Boyd Holbrook as the villain, and Patrick Stewart in his last appearance as Professor X.

X23 aka Laura Kinney first appeared in the comics in NYX #3 in February of 2004 as a creation of Craig Kyle. X23 is the clone of Wolverine and a by-product of the resurrected Weapons X program. She possesses powers similar to Wolverine as well with accelerated healing, the ability to reattach severed limbs, and heightened physical senses. X23 also has an adamantium skeleton with superior militaristic skills.

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In the newest comics line, X23 has taken over the mantle of Wolverine, so it might be a huge role for the unnamed actor cast for the future of X-Men films.

Wolverine 3 will be directed by James Mangold from a script by David James Kelly. It is currently scheduled to arrive in theaters on March 3, 2017.