Hugh Jackman’s final ride as Wolverine in
Not only is Keen’s performance riveting, but it’s extra impressive to know she improvised a great deal of it. Of course, with her performance in
Keen also is highly skilled in martial arts and gymnastics, which helped her land the physically intense role. And according to Jackman, she may be small in stature, but she can pack a punch. Keen’s audition wasn’t only brilliant acting-wise, but it won her the title of being the first and only screen test partner of Jackman’s to leave bruises on his arm from where she punched him. Bruises or not, it seems like the two hit it off from the very start.
While it’s sad to bid farewell to Hugh Jackman as Wolverine, Dafne Keen has given us another claw-bearing mutant to fall in love with, and X-23 may very well carry the mantle of Wolverine in future films. While we don’t know what’s next for the character or the franchise yet, Keen obviously has an incredibly bright future ahead of her. It will be exciting to see where she goes next, both in the
What did you think of Keen’s screen test? Would you like to see her reprise her role as Laura/X-23 in future X-Men movies? Tell us what you think in the comments!
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