Actor Hugh Jackman returns to movies as Marvel Comics’ 'Wolverine' in "Deadpool 3", starring Ryan Reynolds, currently shooting at London’s Pinewood Studios, targeting a September 6, 2024 theatrical release:
"...in 'Deadpool 1', 'Wade Wilson' is a dishonorably discharged special forces operative working as a mercenary when he meets 'Vanessa', a prostitute.
"They become romantically involved, and a year later she accepts his marriage proposal. Wilson is diagnosed with terminal cancer, however, and he leaves Vanessa without warning so she will not have to watch him die.
"Then a mysterious recruiter approaches Wilson, offering an experimental cure for his cancer. He is taken to 'Ajax' and 'Angel Dust', who inject him with a serum designed to awaken latent mutant genes. They subject Wilson to days of torture to induce stress and trigger any mutation he may have, without success. When Wilson discovers Ajax's real name is Francis and mocks him for it, Ajax leaves Wilson in a hypobaric chamber that periodically takes him to the verge of asphyxiation over a weekend. This finally activates a superhuman healing ability that counteracts the cancer..."
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