Laura Logan is a Neo-Western superhero film in the X-Men film series that follows the mutant superhero James "Logan" Howlett ("Wolverine") after X-Men Origins: Wolverine and The Wolverine, the latter of which shares a director in James Mangold.This film marks the final appearance of both Hugh Jackman as Wolverine and Patrick Stewart as Charles Xavier. The pair ultimately team up to save the young mutant Paul Patterson from an alternate reality version of Iron Man known as Iron Maniac. 1 (Trade Paperback) - Comic Books - Comics - Marvel.com", UncannyXmen.net Spotlight on Laura Kinney / X-23 / Wolverine, Spider-Man and the X-Men in Arcade's Revenge, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=X-23&oldid=992862315, Fictional characters with superhuman senses, Fictional genetically engineered characters, Marvel Comics characters with accelerated healing, CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown, Articles with unsourced statements from October 2016, Articles with unsourced statements from March 2017, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Superhuman strength, durability, senses, reflexes, agility and animal-like attributes, Laura Kinney / X-23 is briefly mentioned in, The character has a cameo appearance in the, James Mangold has stated that he would like to see Laura appear in a future, Laura Kinney / Wolverine appears as an unlockable character in, Several Laura Kinney cards are featured in, Laura Kinney makes a minor appearance in the artwork of Wolverine's table in, Laura Kinney / Wolverine is a playable character in, X-23 appears as a playable character in the IOS and android versions of, This page was last edited on 7 December 2020, at 14:26. Following her mother's death and discovering that she had a younger sister named Gavrill (fusion of Quicksilver and Honey Badger), she decided to escape the Evolutionaries along with her sister, but was cut in pieces by Hellhound, while Herbert took Gavrill in order for her to become the new vessel for Mephicton. Mercury managed to pick up on Laura's feelings towards him though she did not get Laura to admit to it. After that, Laura along with her sister left the place. She became part of the X-Men supporting cast in Uncanny X-Men #450. During the Touching Darkness arc of the X-23 series, Gambit had Wolverine come by to help Laura. Iron Man's recent research confirmed that Sarah is actually Laura's biological mother, rather than just being a surrogate. This allows them to fly back to the mansion in time for Laura to be healed by Elixir. However, Warren clashed with her several times about her increasing recklessness. A series of tragedies eventually led her to Wolverine and the X-Men. James Mangold talks the new X-Men movie, mutants and what next for Wolverine. However, thanks to Zander Rice lacing the trigger scent on her, Sarah was killed by Laura. Logan star Dafne Keen has revealed that there were once plans for her to reprise her breakout role as Laura Kinney AKA X-23 in a sequel/spinoff to the acclaimed movie. Directed by James Mangold. Natasha offers Laura to come to the Avengers Academy and she accepts. With the aid of her new-found friends (and the mutant named Bobby Soul), Zebra Daddy and his thugs are defeated: Laura kills him to save the lives of her friends. [28][29] She defends Jade Parisi, daughter of mob boss Don Parisi, against some thugs who berate her for having a mutant boyfriend. Laura is later empowered by the cosmic Uni-Power to become Captain Universe. Logan later on thanked Gambit for succeeding with Laura where he failed. [9], Laura joins the All-New X-Men in Issue 19 after the team finds her in Florida being chased by anti-mutant religious zealots. However, Sara raised Laura and told her about empathy and humanity, while Herbert wanted the girl to be a weapon. At the close of the issue, the Uni-Power bids farewell to Laura, and parts ways with her. While most audiences are aware of X-23 from Keen’s critically acclaimed performance, the character actually originated in the animated X-Men: Evolution series. As they think about what to do with the girls, because they cannot just call the police, the Black Widow and some S.H.I.E.L.D. [89] It is revealed Chronok is from the same time period as Kirkman's Mutant 2099; the group stays with him and his mentor Reed Richards to wait for Chronok, and during this time Laura sparks a relationship with Gravity. They defeat Chronok, but at the end of the story, Richards reveals they cannot go back to their present, due to time travel and alternate timelines. Finally, she gives birth to "X-23". Rice used genetic samples from mutants to create new embryos that were carried by captured women. Dafne KeenSienna Novikov (stunt double)Cheramie Martin (body double). On November 15, 2011, Marvel announced that the X-23 Volume 3 comic series would end at issue #21. [92] She battled alongside the other Venoms and in the end she returned to her universe. Additionally, as a result of the nanites in her blood Gabby does not feel pain. The talk is then interrupted when S.H.I.E.L.D. Later, Laura and the X-Men travel to Shi'ar space, and a massive battle ensues. [54] Cullen turns into a giant monster and fights Laura, defeating her and powering her down from her rage. Logan had brought Jubilee with him and Laura attacked her on sight due to her being a vampire. The two then enter a brief mutual alliance to destroy Colcord's new project. The mutant children were supposed to become soldiers, but were deemed failures after the creation of X-24. This leads Cable to sacrifice himself, allowing his techno-organic virus to overwhelm him, forcing the portal open and making it possible for the team to return to Utopia. Laura's cousin on her mother's side. Since only her claws are adamantium and not her whole skeleton, it is unlikely she'll begin to die of the adamantium poisoning her father suffered in old age. Hellion informs her that killing will no longer be a part of their interrogation technique. They are attacked by Predator X, who has absorbed Cessily's liquid mercury skin. She also possesses a single, retractable claw housed within each foot which she tends to use for defense. In one instance, Laura was knocked out while Psylocke continued, upon awakening Laura saw all the enemies had disappeared and when she asked Psylocke what happened, Betsy joked that she ate them, to which Laura replied it was cool. X-Men: Apocalypse had bags of potential, especially with Oscar Isaac as the eponymous villain. Seeking to take the project in a new direction, the project's director, Dr. Martin Sutter, recruited renowned mutant geneticist Doctor Sarah Kinney and tasked her with creating … Laura agrees to keep Finesse's secret, but declares they are no longer friends, upsetting Finesse. This is because she was isolated by Transigen for her whole life. Charging deeper into the base, the group fights against Sinister's Marauders to save the children. Actors/Actresses [46] Finesse also stood by Laura when she opposed the X-Men locking their students on the Academy grounds during Avengers vs. Laura recounts in the X-23 One Shot, that Kiden and her friends did not know or care that she was a weapon. Criticised for its CGI-explosion of a finale, Apocalypse gave us a big bad from Ancient Egypt who wants to destroy Earth and rebuild it for the better. [82] She eventually gave the name up to become Scout.[83]. He orders her to keep it secret. Laura is shown to be part of Cyclops' "Alpha Roster" in the course of the "Second Coming" story arc. [58] She is amnesiac and being hunted by the Purifiers. Craig Kyle and Christopher Yost also scripted X-23: Innocence Lost, a six-issue miniseries that details the character's origin, as well as X-23: Target X, a six-issue miniseries that covers the character's experiences between her origin story and her appearance in NYX. Laura parts ways with them at the end of the one shot, returning with Wolverine. Logan The group finds Sinister's hidden base but are immediately immobilized by an attack from the Ladies Mastermind. Over time Hellion/Julian began to feel the same way, though their relationship never managed to get much further. Laura (designated as X23-23) is a mutant, artificially created by Alkali-Transigen to use as a soldier. In Logan, a little girl with claws like Wolverine slaughters bad guys. Deciding to make things right, Sarah hatched a plan to escape with Laura, destroy the Facility's work, and start over with her. Consequently, her mutant powers are similar to his. The Evolutionaries, an occult and scientific group, had been using mutants in order for one of them to become a vessel for Mephicton (fusion of Mephisto and Chthon). Although not directly referred to as X-23 in the film, the designation is instead used for the entire project which produced her, and numerous other mutant children via harvested DNA. [12] Tamaki said, "This is a story about being in the very weird kind of family that someone like Laura finds herself in. [10], In June 2015, it was announced that following that year's "Secret Wars" storyline, Laura would take on the Wolverine mantle, as the main character in the series All-New Wolverine, by writer Tom Taylor and artist David López, and wearing a costume resembling Wolverine's. Logan introduced the eponymous character’s biological daughter Laura, better known to comics fans as X-23. Logan has been the central figure of the film series, having appeared in nine films since his introduction in X-Men (2000). [76] After Logan's death, Laura officially adopts his codename of 'Wolverine' to honor his memory. Captain America wants Laura to atone for the murders she has committed, but ultimately frees her both due to realizing the true situation of her brainwashing, and to avoid S.H.I.E.L.D. [73] The effects of her accelerated healing powers extend to her body's immune system, rendering her immune to disease and infection. In the near future, a weary Logan cares for an ailing Professor X in a hide out on the Mexican border. Laura, Marvel Girl, M, and Wolverine are sent by Cyclops to locate the whereabouts of Mister Sinister, Gambit, and the missing Summers and LeBeau children. Dafne Keen was 11 years old at the time of filming, and so was not allowed inside the Casino, even with all the correct shooting permits. Two others died during the escape; one who committed suicide after Laura foiled her attempt to assassinate Robert Chandler's son, and a second killed by Chandler's lead enforcer. While typically depicted as Caucasian in the primary Marvel universe, Laura is Hispanic in the film. Age [50] The Academy students set up camp and face off against the Runaways when Chase is framed,[51] but Laura is soon separated from Reptil and Hazmat when Arcade covers the group in trigger scent and Reptil evacuates Hazmat. [59] Laura is also with the All-New X-Men when Teen Jean is abducted by the Shi'ar and the X-Men team up with the Guardians of the Galaxy to save her. Since the only genetic sample from Weapon X is damaged, Kinney is unable to salvage the Y chromosome. Gabriela wanted to get Laura to North Dakota, where the safe haven was, and tried to find Logan so he can help them. As a result of this, Laura doesn't know much about how the world works and how to act around people she doesn't know. For years, she proved herself a capable assassin working for an organization called the Facility. Wolverine apparently found them frozen in a Weapon X facility. Gambit traveled with Laura during the X-23 solo series. agents led by Captain America come to arrest Laura. [81] Laura took Gabby in and adopted her as her sister, taking it upon herself to give her the family Laura herself never had with Logan, in hopes of helping her find the right path. While the comics Laura keeps on her were made up exclusively for the film, their numbering refers to actual issues of Uncanny X-Men that resemble what unfolds in Logan. Kinney is fired when she returns and is escorted off the base. Well, the wheels are starting to now turn on a potential spinoff/sequel focusing on X-23, aka Laura, the young mutant brilliantly played by Dafne Keen. Citizenship Sage removes the collar and attempts to flee just as Iceman arrives and freezes her in ice, allowing the group to safely take her into custody. In addition to her own innate powers and skills, Laura has twice been the host of the Enigma Force, providing her with many special abilities particular to the entity. Like Wolverine, Laura possesses retractable claws sheathed within her forearms. She and Jubilee attack him and his men and take the girl who was with him since she knew where the other girls were and how to free them. However, Sage uses her considerable espionage skills to ambush Laura, attaching a mysterious collar to her neck that temporarily overwhelms Laura. Rice creates a "trigger scent" that drives X-23 into a murderous rage when she detects it. The last two Sisters — Gabby and Bellona — survived. After nearly being killed by Apex,[53] Arcade unleashes trigger scent on all of Murderworld to send Laura in a berserker rage, at which point she injures Hazmat, as seen in the flash forward. Logan leaves the professor and Laura in the room and heads to stash the limo. [3] She was later voiced by Britt Irvin in season 4, episode 3, titled "Target X". Laura was apparently the clone and later adoptive daughter of Wolverine, created to be the perfect killing machine. In 2015, the character succeeded her father in adopting the name and costume of Wolverine in the series All-New Wolverine.[1]. If Laura was truly broken she would not be trying to change. [5] He and Christopher Yost were the writers of the two episodes of X-Men: Evolution in which Laura appears ("X-23" and "Target X"), with Yost stating that Kyle "had all the beats of her origin in his head when I came on board".[6]. However, this process always resulted in the mutants death. X-Men Movies Wiki is a FANDOM Movies Community. 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