26 Apr, 2009 Janine Leave a Reply Articles, Movie News

Taylor is set to attend the premiere of X-Men Origins: Wolverine tomorrow!

Stars due Monday for film’s Tempe premiere

Hugh Jackman and other celebrities will sink their claws into Tempe Monday.

Tempe’s Harkins Tempe Marketplace, 2000 E. Rio Salado Parkway, will host the premiere of “X-Men Origins: Wolverine,” thanks to a first-of-its kind contest in which fans from various locales got to compete for hosting privileges by voting for their zip codes online. Tempe’s 85281 beat out every other locale in the country.

The evening will start with a 5 p.m. red-carpet affair. Jackman and co-stars Liev Schreiber, Ryan Reynolds, Taylor Kitsch, Lynn Collins, Will i Am and director Gavin Hood will attend.

The main theater, dubbed the Cine Capri, will host the 7 p.m. screening with all the celebs, but all 16 theaters in the building will show the film at the same time.

There’s no charge to go to the Marketplace for the red carpet. Lines will begin forming at 5 a.m. Monday. (source)

Wolverine Cast Talks Piracy, On-Set Stabbings

(…) Hood gathered with Wolverine star/producer Hugh Jackman and cast members Liev Schreiber, Ryan Reynolds, Will.I.Am, Taylor Kitsch and Lynn Collins on The Simpsons soundstage to discuss the latest addition to the X-Men franchise.

Jackman took center stage, sharing a behind-the-scenes story of an adamantium malfunction that stopped filming for a while and left another cast member bleeding.

The mishap occurred while filming a dust-up between Jackman’s Wolverine and Kitsch’s Gambit.

“We were in a fight scene,” Jackman said, “and Taylor reeled back quickly and someone called, ‘Cut!’ I looked down at my claws and there were only two left. I looked over at Taylor and it was sticking out of his thumb. He was just looking at it.”

“Those were some good memories,” Taylor joked. “He stabbed me and I bled — a lot.” (…) (source)

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