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Hugh Jackman Challenges Fans To Be “The First To Witness The Origins”

April 1, 2009 /  by  
 

HUGH JACKMAN CHALLENGES X-MEN FANS ACROSS THE COUNTRY TO BE “THE FIRST TO WITNESS THE ORIGINS” BY WINNING THE WORLD PREMIERE OF…FOR THEIR HOMETOWN

 


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LOS ANGELES, (April 1, 2009)….In an announcement made today on YouTube, Hugh Jackman, who plays the famed antihero in X-MEN ORIGINS: WOLVERINE, is taking Hollywood and the film’s premiere to the people who made the X-Men film series one of the industry’s biggest – inviting the legions of X-Men fans across the United States to be the first to “witness the origins” in their hometown with the cast on Monday, April 27.

To put in a bid to host the premiere, fans need only remember that “X marks the spot”: at the website x-menorigins.com, they should mark their town with a digital “X.” The location with the most votes/X’s will win the red carpet, star-studded movie premiere.

The winning town will be announced on April 20th.

Jackman himself made the announcement today, via a taped message, uploaded to YouTube, in which the actor credits the film series’ success to the global community of X-Men movie fans. To express his appreciation, Jackman is hosting this special event in which he will bring the movie and a few of his “friends and enemies” from the film to the winning town. In addition to the stars and filmmakers, the event will have all the other trappings of a mega-Hollywood premiere, including the red carpet, klieg lights, and media coverage.

X-MEN ORIGINS: WOLVERINE, the first chapter in the X-Men saga, unites Wolverine with several other legends of the X-Men universe, in an epic revolution that pits the mutants against powerful forces determined to eliminate them. Twentieth Century Fox releases the film everywhere May 1st.

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