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Running time and full synopsis for Logan unveiled
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Running time and full synopsis for Logan unveiled

A full synopsis and running time for Logan, the third instalment of Wolverine, have been unveiled. 

The new movie will be Hugh Jackman's final outing as Wolverine and will be directed once again by James Mangold. Jackman has played Wolverine seven times, playing the beclawed mutant in five X-Men movies and two stand-alone spin-offs.

Joining Jackman in the movie are Richard E. Grant, Stephen Merchant, and Narcos' star Boyd Holbrook.

The movie will clock in 135 minutes in all, which is one minute shorter than Wolverine's last solo outing and significantly shorter than both X-Men: Apocalypse and X-Men: Days Of Future Past

A full synopsis has also been unveiled and you can read it below:

"In 2024 the mutant population has shrunk significantly and the X-Men have disbanded. Logan, whose power to self-heal is dwindling, has surrendered himself to alcohol and now earns a living as a chauffeur. He takes care of the ailing old Professor X whom he keeps hidden away. One day, a female stranger asks Logan to drive a girl named Laura to the Canadian border. At first he refuses, but the Professor has been waiting for a long time for her to appear. Laura possesses an extraordinary fighting prowess and is in many ways like Wolverine."

"She is pursued by sinister figures working for a powerful corporation; this is because her DNA contains the secret that connects her to Logan. A relentless pursuit begins. In this third cinematic outing featuring the Marvel comic book character Wolverine we see the superheroes beset by everyday problems. They are ageing, ailing and struggling to survive financially. A decrepit Logan is forced to ask himself if he can or even wants to put his remaining powers to good use. It would appear that in the near-future, the times in which they were able put the world to rights with razor sharp claws and telepathic powers are now over."

Logan will hit UK cinemas on March 3rd in 2017. 

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