Before Hugh Jackman became a household name, he was a stage actor in local products such as Beauty and the Beast and Sunset Boulevard.
Everything took a turn in 1999 when he auditioned for a role in Bryan Singer's X-Men. Fast forward to 17 years later, he has won the world over with the best portrayal of the Marvel superhero, Wolverine. As his final stint as Wolverine came to an end when Logan hit theatres last Friday, a video that proves why he landed role surfaced.
The 11-minute video takes us back in time to the moment Jackman auditioned for the iconic role and it is not hard to see why he was awarded the part. He reads various lines from scenes of the original X-Men script while the director, Bryan Singer, gives him some notes.
Watch the video below and get a nostalgic look back at how Jackman landed the role.