"I was about to do X-Men 2 and a call came from my agent asking if I'd be interested in Bond".
He added: 'I just felt at the time that the that the scripts has become so unbelievable and insane, and I felt like they needed to become grittier and real'.
Jackman and Gracey decided against telling their invited guests until the big presentation began, and instead had Broadway regular Jeremy Jordan sing the movie star's parts during the special read-through, as Hugh acted it out in silence.
'The response was: "Oh, you don't get a say. I was also anxious that between Bond and X-Men, I'd never have time to do different things".
Jackman doesn't seem to have any regrets about turning down the Bond role, and he is not the first actor to do so.
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Die Another Day proved a stretch too far for some people, with hindsight suggesting they found the overall effect of a satellite laser cannon, Bond surfing a ludicrously massive wave and a character switching from Asian to Caucasian to be a bit too much, altogether.
Daniel Craig was ultimately offered the role and, well, it seems like they chose to make him gritty after all.
However, Daniel reportedly netted a whopping $150 million to reprise the role in two installments.
Jackman said he hasn't looked back since taking a pass on James Bond, adding he "always tried to do different things".
Luckily for Jackman, he was able to break out of the typecasting mold and has now booked a wide variety of diverse roles, including a leading part in the upcoming musical The Greatest Showman, in which he will play circus pioneer P.T. Barnum. The film was a tremendous departure from the rest of the X-Men movie universe (Deadpool is also R-rated, but it's a comedy), rendering a wounded, soulful Wolverine on a quest for a little redemption in a ruined world.
He once said he'd prefer to "slash his wrists" than do another one and yet he's signed up for the 26 Bond film, which is expected to be released in 2019.
However, smart bags contain lithium battery power banks, which pose a risk when they are placed in the cargo hold of an aircraft. A spokeswoman for Southwest Airlines said the carrier is "in the midst of reviewing their policies and considering changes".
Directed by Debutant Akshat Verma and produced by the Cinestaan Film Company and Flying Unicorn Entertainment. The film is a raucous tale about life, death and karma, that barrels through one monsoon night in Mumbai .
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Charlotte-Mecklenburg police told WSOC-TV that Megan Stack and her daughter Ava were found in Franklin County, Missouri, near St. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said they were called to the Charlotte-Douglas International Airport at 10:32 p.m.
The Gewehr 43, Sten, GMPG, a pickax, and new knife are being added to the game, but won't be locked behind Supply Drops. Coming with him is a plethora of new gear for players - obtainable through special "orders" and supply drops.
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A Kansas City charity is appealing for toys so that each of the more than 500 children it serves can have a Christmas gift. In addition to toys and monetary donations, there's something else that would be very helpful: more volunteers.
Eligible Airtel subscribers can buy any of these smartphones and get periodic cash backs to lower the cost of the device. Collaborating with Intex , Airtel is extending the same benefits with Aqua LIONS N1 , Aqua A4 and Aqua S3 smartphones .
Greg Abbott have sparred before over immigration practices the governor has criticized as "sanctuary city" policies. She'll be an underdog in Texas, which hasn't elected a Democrat to a statewide office since 1994.
Steam Ends Bitcoin Support
"These fees result in unreasonably high costs for purchasing games when paying with Bitcoin ", Valve said in a statement . Steam is no longer accepting Bitcoin as a payment method, saying it's "untenable" to support the soaring cryptocurrency.
Huawei P11 camera specs leak
The Huawei P11 is still just a rumor now, with no official word on when the next Huawei P series phone will be released. We are speculating the case, but with this news, it sure looks like Huawei is going all out with the new smartphone.
22-year-old found dead with bullet injury inside auto
Khan's father found his vehicle parked outside the girl's house and saw him lying in a pool of blood inside it, the police said. The next day, the girl, who is now in Bhopal, and her father called separately and asked them to collect the bag.
Montreal marks anniversary of 1989 École polytechnique shootings
While working conditions may have improved, Thomson says she's aware women remain in the minority in the science and tech fields. Trudeau said more must be done to speak out against gender-based violence against women and girls both in Canada and overseas .
Iran Drawn in Group of Death
But the Belgium coach knows England well after spending two decades there as a coach and player. Santos has plenty of respect for Iran and Morocco, saying: "They are two good national teams".
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