An incomplete print of the new action film was stolen last week and posted illegally on Web sites a month ahead of its release.
The copy, downloaded an estimated 100,000 times, did not have special CGI effects added in and frequently showed actors hanging from wires in front of green screens.
And Jackman insists he was “heartbroken” the film had circulated before editing was complete.
He says, “It’s a serious crime and there’s no doubt it’s very disappointing. I was heartbroken by it. Obviously people are seeing an unfinished film. It’s like a Ferrari without a paint job.”
Officials at the FBI are currently investigating the case in an attempt to track down the culprits.
X-Men Origins: Wolverine is due for release in May.
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