'Wolverine 3' Villain Revealed

'Narcos' star Boyd Holbrook will play Donald Pierce.
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The villain Logan (Hugh Jackman) will be squaring off against in the third Wolverine film has finally been revealed.

Narcos star Boyd Holbrook was cast as a mystery villain in April, and now the official Instagram page for Logan has identified his character as Donald Pierce. 

In the comics, Pierce is a cyborg has ties to The Hellfire Club, the a shadowy group of wealthy and powerful individuals who seek to gain power and influence across the world. They were portrayed 2011's X-Men: First Class, where they were led by Sebastian Shaw (Kevin Bacon). A key part of Pierce's modus operandi: creating an army of cyborgs called Reavers (who have been rumored to be in Logan).

 

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The news comes after the first images from Logan were revealed last week, with the first photo of an aged Prof. X (Patrick Stewart) shared, as well as several others over the weekend:

 

Aftermath

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Aviso

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Motel

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Director James Mangold tweeted a page from the script last week, giving a sense of the R-rated film from Fox's tone.

"Basically, if you're on the make for a hyper choreographed, gravity defying, city-block destroying CG f--kathon, this ain't your movie," reads a page from the script, which Mangold shared this week. "In this flick, people get hurt or killed when shit falls on them. They will get just as hurt or just as killed if they get hit with something big and heavy, like, say, a car. Should anyone in our story have the misfortune to fall off a roof or out a window, they won't bounce. They will die."

Logan is set for March 3, 2017. 

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