Black Eyed Peas frontman Speaks On Role In “X-Men” Movie

will.i.am Speaks On Role In By Erin T. McMillon

LOS ANGELES (RPRN) 4/30/09–Black Eyed Peas frontman will.i.am recently spoke on his big screen debut in the new movie X-Men Origins: Wolverine. According to Will, who plays Wraith, a teleporter who befriends Wolverine (Hugh Jackman) during a trip to Africa, he is concerned about his appearance in the highly-anticipated film.

“I’m nervous to see my performance,” he said. “My participation in it automatically lends itself to: That dude messed up the film.”

Jackman, who also enjoys a producer role in th movie, says Will has no need to be nervous as he was the perfect person for the part he cause of the similarities between him and character.
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“I thought it was a great way for him to come into movies because both of them are the coolest cats on the planet,” Jackman said to the AP. “What Will has that’s unmistakable is screen presence.”

With the vote of confidence, Will says the next step was learning how to let go and hope for the best.

“This film showed me what I’m capable of doing, and I’m capable of letting go,” he said. “Now I’ve got to let go and watch it. I know it’s going to be dope, I just don’t know if I’m going to be that dope.”

X-Men Origins: Wolverine hits theaters this Friday, May 1.

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