Trivia: It was comedian Jerry Seinfeld of all people that gave Hugh Jackman the idea to retire from the role of Wolverine. Jackman was attending a diner party with Seinfeld and asked him how he knew when it was time to end his legendary sitcom. Seinfeld told him "You need to leave something in the tank. If you feel like, 'OK, I think we might have said everything but there is still a little bit left, ' then that's the time to go." Jackman took it to heart and decided to go out on a high note and make the best film he possibly could to end his tenure as Wolverine, and considers "Logan" to be the most personal of all of his portrayals of the character.
Trivia: Spoiler: Logan dies at the end, covered in blood and holding his daughter Laura's hand. Director James Mangold has acknowledged that this is a callback to a scene from "The Wolverine" in which Yukio, who can foresee how a person will die, said she saw a vision of Logan covered in blood and holding his heart in his hand. Laura being a metaphor for Logan's heart in this instance.
Trivia: Lennie Loftin plays Jackson in this film, the land developer trying to muscle the Munson family off their ranch by sabotaging their water supply. In 3:10 to Yuma he played the very similar role of Hollander, a land owner trying to muscle the Evans family off their ranch by cutting off their water supply. Both films were directed by James Mangold.
Trivia: Hugh Jackman confirmed during production that this would be his final turn as the iconic character "Wolverine." He has said, however, that he would potentially like to be involved in a future "X-Men" related movie behind the scenes, and would like to assist in the casting and training of his inevitable replacement. In 2022 Ryan Reynolds and Hugh Jackman announced Jackman would be reprising the role in Deadpool 3, although specifics have yet to be revealed.
Trivia: After the film's premier, Patrick Stewart was very emotional, and announced that he had decided that it would be his final major portrayal of the character Charles Xavier in a feature film, as he felt he went out perfectly. (However, Stewart has not ruled out appearing in the role again in either a cameo, or in the television series "Legion", which is connected to the "X-Men" film universe).
Trivia: The film Charles and Laura are watching in the hotel is "Shane." Charles goes on to say he saw the film in the theater when he was Laura's age. However, Charles was born in 1932 and "Shane" came out in 1953, meaning he would have been 21. (I still listed this part as trivia since it could be argued Charles is forgetful in his old age). Laura's last lines come from the ending of "Shane."
Trivia: Hugh Jackman has cited his age, repeated struggles with skin-cancer and the stress that preparing for the role causes his body as contributing to his decision to retire from the character of Wolverine after 17 years. Jackman has also jokingly suggested that the diet required to maintain his physique was a contributing factor as he hated it, quipping "I don't know how many more egg white omelettes I can eat."
Trivia: Hugh Jackman originally intended for "Logan" to be his final turn as the character of Wolverine. However, five years later in 2022, he confirmed his involvement in the third "Deadpool" film, having agreed to come out of retirement and play the character one final time for his friend, "Deadpool" star Ryan Reynolds, who desperately wanted to make a Deadpool vs. Wolverine film for years. Jackman has stated that he loves the "Deadpool" movies, which is also part of the reason he decided to return.