Hugh Jackman is best known for Wolverine, but he wasn't the first actor offered the role. He was, however, offered a few OTHER superhero and a super-spy roles later in his career.
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Had the role of Gaston in musical of Beauty and the Beast
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[on casting challenges] The risk for me is constantly being considered Mr. Nice Guy, Mr. Wholesome. Labels are the enemy. I'm particularly drawn this character [Kelly Dover in _Prisoners_], maybe as a parent. I love looking at how people react under almost melodramatically extreme situations. As an actor, that's the ultimate stretch.
Upon meeting Olivia Newton-John
introduced the two while he and Jackman were filming Swordfish
(2001)), he confessed to her that under his desk in elementary school, there was a poster with Newton-John on it, and he would kiss the poster every day.
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