‘The Wolverine’ Trailer Dubbed with Slide Whistle — Is Hugh Jackman Still a Badass?

Credit: 20th Century Fox

When a grimacing mutant is barreling down upon you — his pectorals bulging through his tattered wife-beater, his hair spiked up in a manner both slick and feral, and an arsenal of metallic claws springing from his pulsating knuckles — it’s hard not to tremble in fear. Until, of course, you hear the slide whistle.

The comic masterminds at Filmdrunk have concocted a new version of the forthcoming X-Men chapter, The Wolverine, which arms Hugh Jackman’s humorless hero with a characteristic that kind of takes the edge off, just a bit: every time he protracts his deadly claws, we hear a slide whistle. Yes, in place of the metalling slashing sound to which we’re more accustomed, we have the substantially less chilling sounds of a child’s birthday party. And to be honest, we’re not too sure we wouldn’t be on board with a full length feature of this version of Wolverine. Enjoy the video below, and catch The Wolverine in theaters on July 26.

Follow Michael Arbeiter on Twitter @MichaelArbeiter

More:
‘Wolverine’ Trailer: The 12 Most Revealing Shots
This Is What Wolverine Looks Like When He’s Happy
Halle Berry Becomes Soccer Mom Storm for ‘X-Men’


From Our Partners:
Beyonce Flaunts Bikini Bod for H&M (Celebuzz)
child stars33 Child Stars: Where Are They Now? (Celebuzz)

Staff editor Michael Arbeiter’s natural state of being can best be described as “mild panic attack.” His earliest memories of growing up in Queens, New York, involve nighttime conversations with a voice from his bedroom wall (the jury’s still out on what that was all about) and a love for classic television that spawned from the very first time he was allowed to watch “The Munsters.” Attending college at SUNY Binghamton, a 20-year-old Michael learned two things: that he could center his future on this love for TV and movies, and that dragons never actually existed — he was kind of late in the game on that one.

MORE WE LIKE

SIMILAR ARTICLES