Marvel fans may very well have been heartbroken when Hugh Jackman decided to hang up his claws and step away from any future X-Men movies. After all, the actor had portrayed the beloved character of Wolverine for some considerable time – 17 years in all, in fact. As it happens, though, one scenario could very well change his mind about his retirement from the role.
Before Jackman ever began to appear as the mutant on screen, however, he honed his acting skills in his native Australia. His breakthrough came with a part on the TV series Corelli; the show was also where he first encountered future wife Deborra-lee Furness. Then, after making his name on stage Down Under, he scored an Olivier Award nomination for his work in a London production of Oklahoma!