Logan has a protege in second trailer for R-rated mutant movie
Logan is the upcoming R-rated Wolverine movie, in case you haven’t heard, and a brand new trailer for the film debuted this morning. It’s got all the claw-popping action and R-rated goodness fans of the character have been hoping for since he was first introduced to the big screen by Hugh Jackman way back in 2000 (has it really been 16 years?!). The first Logan trailer set a somber tone that was more The Last of Us than it was a superhero movie, which was just fine with fans of the franchise and the hit video game. These new trailers (both a green band and a red band) show us more of the X-Men side of things and delve a little deeper into the Logan/X-23 relationship that develops in the movie. That little girl in the header image is X-23, and she’s got adamantium claws just like Wolverine. Honestly, I don’t know much about her character than that, but I’m definitely open to learning more once the movie hits this March.
Watch the new trailer(s) for Logan and read a short plot synopsis after the jump.
Here’s the shorter green band trailer that popped up this morning:
And here’s the longer red band trailer that debuted shortly after the green band. This one’s got an f-bomb or two (one surprisingly uttered by Professor X/Patrick Stewart). Check it out:
While 2013’s The Wolverine betrayed its tone in its final moments, and last summer’s X-Men: Apocalypse briefly teased a feral Wolverine, Logan looks like it’s going hard R with no reservations. That means blood and balls-to-the-wall slicing and dicing from both Logan and X-23. Look at that little girl in action! There’s also a protege/teacher father/daughter dynamic unfolding, which is a nice change of pace for both the character and the franchise. I’m sold, and I’ll definitely be seeing this one opening week.
In case the trailers haven’t been enough to satiate your hunger for the story, here’s an official plot synopsis for Logan:
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.
Logan sees director James Mangold (3:10 to Yuma,The Wolverine) once again behind the camera and stars Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Dafne Keen, Boyd Holbrook, Stephen Merchant, Richard E. Grant, Doris Morgado, Elizabeth Rodriguez, and Eriq La Salle. and March 3, 2017.