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'Logan' Has Brought Us The Hero We Need Right Now

By Kristy Puchko | Trailers | January 19, 2017 |

By Kristy Puchko | Trailers | January 19, 2017 |

Hugh Jackman returns as Wolverine in James Mangold’s Logan. And it’s going to be earth-shatteringly awesome. Just check out the first trailer.

The official synopsis is “In the near future, a weary Logan cares for an ailing Professor X in a hide out on the Mexican border. But Logan’s attempts to hide from the world and his legacy are up-ended when a young mutant arrives, being pursued by dark forces.” But as you might have figured from that drool-inducing trailer, that young mutant is X-23, a girl who has powers very similar to Logan’s, and the same passion for ass-kicking.

Here’s the part where I brag that I was at the Fox Showcase where the first 35 minutes of Logan was screened for an astonished audience. The no spoilers version of my response to that footage is:

For a more in-depth reaction, along with my interview with Mangold about the film’s disturbingly timely politics, click here.

Logan opens March 3rd.

Kristy Puchko is the managing editor of Pajiba. You can follow her on Twitter.