'Wolverine,' 'Professor X' warmly welcomed in Taiwan

2017/02/26 20:32:39
'Wolverine,' 'Professor X' warmly welcomed in Taiwan

Taipei, Feb. 26 (CNA) Hugh Jackman and Patrick Stewart, who play the roles of "Wolverine" and "Professor X," respectively, in the X-Men movie series, received a warm welcome Sunday by fans in Taiwan, where the Hollywood stars will promote their new movie "Logan."

Fans at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport cheered when Jackman and Stewart arrived, and in return, the actors waved their hands, with Jackman saying "Hello" in Mandarin.

Jackman and Stewart are scheduled to meet with their fans at 6 p.m. Monday at the Taipei 101 fountain plaza.

On Tuesday morning, they will attend a press conference for the film "Logan," which is expected to be the final time the duo play the superhero Marvel Comics characters on the big screen.

After their three-day stay in Taiwan, they will continue their promotional tour in Beijing.

(By Sabine Cheng and Lee Hsin-Yin)
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