Hugh Jackman is currently out in Japan filming Wolverine, and the first images of him to leak out are of the Australian sporting a long, unkempt hobo beard, which is studio-speak for superhero depression funk. He’s either a recluse wearing the beard in the beginning of the film, or something drives him toward depression and the beard arrives at the bridge.
Either way, it’s yet another reminder of the dangers of a full beard. It’s true that, according to science, Chicks Dig Beards, but there’s a limit. Science states that women are more attracted to short-bearded fellas, although they do find that long-bearded men are better protectors. It’s probably because a full, unkempt beard and a pair of crazy eyes is as good as a pit bull at providing protection from criminal elements. Nobody f*cks with a neck beard. That guy’s got nothing to lose.
Here is further proof of the limited appeal of a full beard.