Hugh Jackman jokes about inviting King Charles for a cameo in the new Deadpool movie.
Why it matters
The story is relevant as it highlights Hugh Jackman's mixed feelings about returning to his X-Men role and his playful rivalry with Ryan Reynolds. It also adds a humorous element by suggesting a cameo appearance by King Charles.
What the papers say
According to Sky News, Hugh Jackman has a jokey rivalry with Ryan Reynolds and expressed trepidation about spending many hours with him on set. He jokingly invited King Charles to join him for a cameo in the new Deadpool movie. The BBC News article also mentions Hugh Jackman's comments about Australia becoming a republic and his positive sentiments towards King Charles and the Royal Family.
How we got here
Hugh Jackman is reprising his X-Men role for the third film in the franchise about a foul-mouthed anti-hero. He has a playful rivalry with Ryan Reynolds, who plays the title character. Hugh Jackman's parents are from the UK, and he recalls celebrating royal occasions as a child.
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Charles, Prince of Wales is the heir apparent to the British throne as the eldest child of Queen Elizabeth II. He has been Duke of Cornwall and Duke of Rothesay since 1952, and he is the oldest and longest-serving heir apparent in British history.
Australia, officially known as the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands.