The character : Born James Howlett (commonly known as Logan) is a fictional character appearing in Marvel Comics, mostly in association with the X-Men. He is a mutant who possesses animal-keen senses, enhanced physical capabilities, powerful regenerative ability known as a healing factor, and three retractable claws in each hand. He was harnessed into the unstoppable Weapon X by injecting adamantium in him. For more info on Wolverine refer to the Wolverine archives.
The movie : Logan is a 2017 American superhero film, produced by Marvel Entertainment, TSG Entertainment and The Donners’ Company, and distributed by 20th Century Fox. It is the tenth installment in the X-Men film series, as well as the third and final Wolverine solo film following X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009) and The Wolverine (2013). The film takes inspiration from “Old Man Logan” by Mark Millar and Steve McNiven, which follows an aged Wolverine and an extremely ill Professor X defending the former’s daughter Laura from the villainous Reavers and Alkali-Transigen led by Donald Pierce and Zander Rice, respectively.The film is directed by James Mangold, who co-wrote the screenplay with Michael Green and Scott Frank, from a story by Mangold. Hugh Jackman stars as Logan in what was intended to be his final portrayal of the character after having played the role for 17 years, with Patrick Stewart co-starring as Charles Xavier.Logan premiered at the 67th Berlin International Film Festival on February 17, 2017, and was theatrically released in the United States on March 3, 2017, in IMAX and standard formats.