That’s right, Wolverine AND The X-Men. The good people making this new TV show are using their brains and think by using Wolverine’s name it will get more people to watch it. If having three whole movies focusing on the smelly brute wasn’t good enough, we are also getting a TV show about him, alongside the Wolverine spin-off X-Men Origins: Wolverine. The word ‘overload’ comes to mind. The show looks similar to X-Men: Evolution that we got a few years back. From the trailer it appears the shows focus is on Wolverine mostly, along with Rogue. Here’s the synopsis:
When an explosive event shatters the lives of the X-Men and takes away their mentor, the beaten heroes walk away from it all.
But then they’re given a rare glimpse into the future, and see a world in utter ruin, ruled by giant destructive robots. A world that spiraled out of control because the X-Men had given up.
So now the most legendary of all X-Men takes the lead – Wolverine! Reuniting these broken heroes, Wolverine embarks on the ultimate mission – to prevent the world’s destruction.
To rescue us from ourselves. To save the future.
Following on from X-Men 3 where the main characters died every 3 minutes, Xavier and Jean are bumped off early on. Yet again Cyclops hits emo mode and grows a beard due to the death of Jean. Storm seems to have flown away somewhere, leaving only Wolverine to save the day, along with Beast. Don’t worry I am not spoiling anything, the trailer shows you it all.
You can view the trailer here
Wolverine And The X-Men will be showing on the BBC in the UK in 2008. There is no word where it will be airing anywhere else as of yet.
Update: It seems they have removed the trailer due to the large amount of traffic the site received.