Hugh Jackman is known for his sensational portrayal of Wolverine in the "X-Men" film franchises and his performances have led to fans recommending him as an actor who would be ideal to play the role of Joel in Naughty Dog's blockbuster zombie apocalyptic game "The Last of Us" that is available on Sony's Playstation.
It was announced during the Comic-Con in San Diego that the game would soon be made into a feature film and with the news fans and entertainment observers started choosing whom they believe would be the best fit for the role of the lead character Joel.
The survival-horror game needs someone who has an incredible physique and physicality, superior dramatic range and is beloved by fans. When one things of the available actors in Hollywood one name comes to the forefront for many fans and it is Hugh Jackman.
He is an actor whose physique is considered one of the best in Hollywood and the prospect of him being one of the two survivors of a post-apocalyptic fungal plague fighting to stay alive in a society where most of humanity has turned into zombies to many fans seems a role that he could bring to life.
While speculation increases about the possibility of him becoming part of "The Last of Us" the Australian actor is keeping busy with the filming of "Peter Pan" and is also earning attention as the new face of the car company Toyota in Japan and China where he plays a starring role as "Levin".
There are only a few actors who have the acting ability and physicality to "do justice" to the role of Joel in "Last of Us" and Hugh Jackman is one of those rare actors and as such fans of both the video game and the actor are hoping that the producers of this movie project choose him for this role.