Logan is a 2017 American superhero filmfeaturing the Marvel Comics characterWolverine, produced by Marvel Entertainment,TSG Entertainment, and The Donners’ Company, and distributed by 20th Century Fox. It is intended to be the tenth installment in the X-Men film series, as well as the third and final Wolverine solo film following X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009) andThe Wolverine (2013). The film takes inspiration from “Old Man Logan” by Mark Millar and Steve McNiven, which follows a past-his-prime Logan undertaking a final adventure in the post-apocalyptic future.
The film is directed by James Mangold, who co-wrote the screenplay with Michael Green and Scott Frank, from a story by David James Kelly and Mangold. Hugh Jackman stars asLogan in what is intended to be his final portrayal of the character after having played the role for 17 years, with Patrick Stewart co-starring as Charles Xavier. Richard E. Grant,Boyd Holbrook, Stephen Merchant, Dafne Keen, Eriq La Salle, Elise Neal and Elizabeth Rodriguez are all featured in supporting roles. Principal photography began inLouisiana on May 2, 2016 and ended on August 19th, 2016 in New Mexico.The locations used for Logan were mainly Louisiana, New Mexico, andMississippi.
Logan premiered at the 67th Berlin International Film Festival on February 17, 2017, and was theatrically released in the United States on March 3, 2017, in standard and IMAX formats. It received praise from critics and audiences, with many calling it one of the best superhero films of all time, and has grossed $597 million worldwide against its $97 million budget, making it the second highest-grossing film of 2017.