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Hugh Jackman scaling back stunts after The Wolverine accident

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Jul 15, 2013 | 9:10am EDT

Hugh Jackman is cutting back on his movie stunts after a terrifying accident on the set of his new superhero blockbuster The Wolverine. The Australian actor feared he had broken his neck during a daring scene in which his character swings out of a train carriage. Jackman's injuries were not severe, but the incident was enough to scare his wife, actress Deborra-Lee Furness, who made him reassess the amount of dangerous work he does on set in future. He tells Britain's Notebook magazine, "In the film, there's a scene where I swing from inside to outside a train and my neck got caught. I thought I had broken it. It was one of those moments when my wife looked at me and said, 'What are you doing? Enough playing in the schoolyard! You are not invincible!' "I'm smarter about using a stunt double now."

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