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Is Hugh Jackman done playing Wolverine?

Is this the last time Hugh Jackman will wield Wolverine's claws?

The actor posted a photo to Instagram that hints he's making an exit from the "X-Men" film franchise.

The snapshot shows two fists, one of which has the Marvel mutant's famous adamantium claws. The caption says, "WOLVERINE ...ONE LAST TIME. HJ."


A photo posted by Hugh Jackman (@thehughjackman) on

Jackman, 46, has been playing the character for more than 15 years, starting in 2000 with "X-Men" and most recently in last year's "X-Men: Days of Future Past."

The Australian actor's post got social media buzzing over what the post could possibly mean, but sources told The Wrap that he's referring to a follow-up to 2013's standalone movie "The Wolverine," currently slated to arrive in 2017.

Jackman previously hinted that his days in the franchise were numbered. "If I did another one I'm 99.9 percent sure it would be the last, so that will inform what it is for me," he told SFX magazine in 2014.

Meanwhile, the "X-Men" saga continues on the big screen next year with "X-Men: Apocalypse."

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