The Wolverine sequel new writer confirmed

James Mangold’s The Wolverine 2 signs up Daredevil writer for the X-Men spin-off

Hugh Jackman as Logan in 2013's The Wolverine
Hugh Jackman as Logan in 2013’s The Wolverine

According to Deadline, James Mangold’s sequel to The Wolverine – recently set for a post X-Men: Apocalypse release date of 3 March 2017 – has now lined up a screenwriter.

The film, which according to Mangold will also based on a classic Wolverine arc, will be written by David James Kelly, who previously re-wrote David Slade’s unmade Daredevil movie for 20th Century Fox.

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