Boyd Holbrook of 'Logan' dishes on his villainous character

We all know who Wolverine is and if you do not, nicely you happen to be most likely not going to see "Logan." But if you are a fan of this extremely-anticipated final film featuring Hugh Jackman as his iconic, gruff superhero, then you have a lot of inquiries...

Boyd Holbrook of 'Logan' dishes on his villainous character

We all know who Wolverine is and if you do not, nicely you happen to be most likely not going to see "Logan." But if you are a fan of this extremely-anticipated final film featuring Hugh Jackman as his iconic, gruff superhero, then you have a lot of inquiries...

01 mart 2017 Wednesday 10:01
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Boyd Holbrook of 'Logan' dishes on his villainous character

We all know who Wolverine is and if you do not, nicely you happen to be most likely not going to see "Logan."

But if you are a fan of this extremely-anticipated final film featuring Hugh Jackman as his iconic, gruff superhero, then you have a lot of inquiries about Boyd Holbrook's character Pierce and his Reavers.

Positive, they look incredibly menacing, but what do they want? Where do they come from? And what is up with Pierce's mechanical arm?

Holbrook was type adequate to cease by "Popcorn with Peter Travers" and we have ALL the answers you're hunting for. Here's what the actor had to say:

Never let his name Donald Pierce fool you

Travers did not pull any punches immediately after seeing "Logan," calling Holbrook's character a "rat bast---."

"Almost everything starts with the script," he told Travers, explaining that his character's accent adds to his menacing demeanor. "It was written as Southern, so I drew off [my experiences, being from Kentucky]."

What makes the accent so creepy is "there's a hospitality to it," which throws you off, Holbrook mentioned.

Travers even mentioned the initial conversation involving Pierce and Wolverine comes off like he's a fan of the former X-Guys hero.

He's no pushover

Holbrook added that a handful of cosmetic additions, such as his tattoos, "tell a backstory" about his villainous role.

"You can inform he's military," Holbrook explained. "There is wounds ... his mannerisms."

In you have seen his mechanical arm, Holbrook mentioned his character "chopped [it] off" to make the "upgrade."

The Reavers

This ex-military group and its leader, Pierce, is a "brilliant engineer with sort of neurotical robotics" who can repair those who have been injured in battle, therefore the upgraded limbs.

"You got a guy who feels a little bit inadequate," he said. "He’s not as certified as the mutants are. He's attempting to enhance himself."

X-23

A young girl Laura is fundamentally a young, female version of Logan, who he eventually requires below his wing, according to trailers and clips.

“She's just like you.” #Logan arrives in theaters March 3. https://t.co/eD4OwAEa1P pic.twitter.com/B3ZRgdRuOW

Holbrook made it appear like the Reavers had a hand in building her. "That is his product," Holbrook mentioned.

"That's a safety threat against society," he mentioned.

The R rating

Holbrook mentioned the rating makes this film the kind of Wolverine film every person has been waiting for.

"It is public information that Hugh’s taken a pay cut to make this film," he said of the rating. "I consider in a way it is kind of going to quench the thirst of the audience, the fan base, due to the fact you generally want to see what this guy is really capable of."

Download the all new "Popcorn with Peter Travers" podcast on iTunes, Google Play Music and Stitcher.

"Logan" hits theaters on Friday.

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