Hugh Jackman

Hugh Jackman had to acquire a great physique for his role of Wolverine. This took time and efforts. But he also got diet guidance and help of Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson for it.

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Hugh Jackman and Wolverine

Hugh Jackman plays the character of Wolverine in the blockbuster action movie The Wolverine. For this title, Hugh had to get the Greek God look. He needed to revamp for the role. And had to put in a lot of muscles for it. But he took efforts for it. It needed time and help from another celebrity, namely Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson.

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Hugh Jackman (Source: Hollywood Insider)

Dwayne is a dedicated actor who leaves no stone unturned to get into a given character. He is determined with a great will power. His diet his impressive and he strictly adheres to it. But at the same time, Dwayne ensures that he enjoys his diet. He does not make it into an ordeal and sees to it that he feels better with it.

Hugh had to gain a large amount of muscles for the role. And all this had to be done in a small amount of time.

Hugh’s role model, Dwayne

Hugh had seen Dwayne in his movies. And he was deeply inspired by his great fitness. Dwayne is also Hugh’s friend and a former wrestler. Hence in order to get a body for his role in The Wolverine, Hugh consulted The Rock. Hugh revealed:

He said, ‘Okay, you want to put on 25 pounds of lean muscle? You need six months. You need to eat 6,000 calories and here it is.’”

Hugh followed the legend’s advice. He did dietary restrictions and had chicken breasts, and lots of protein rich meals. And the physical results were amazing. The audience and his fans were thrilled with his body transformation.

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Dwayne Johnson (Source: Den of geek)

Hugh used to have 6000 calories per day to get into shape. Moreover, he saw to it that he had his meals on time. After completing the shooting for the movie, Hugh stayed away from eating chicken breasts for a very long time.

The superheroes: Hugh and Dwayne

Hugh and Dwayne both now perform in superhero franchises. Hugh plays the role of Wolverine. Whereas Dwayne plays the character of Black Adam. Hugh will again return in the same character in the upcoming movie Deadpool 3. But it is not certain yet whether Dwayne would followup his super acts in any new movies of DC Universe.

Both actors are highly talented. They are popular for their great physical bodies and diets. Their acting skills have won them praise, accolades and awards.

Hugh is of Australian ethnicity and nationality. He is 54 years old now and hails from Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Moreover, he also holds nationality of the UK. He educated at the University of Technology Sydney, and Edith Cowan University. He sings as well and is active in his career from 1994.

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Wolverine diet (Source: Simple fasting)

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On the other hand, Dwayne is an American. He is 50 years old and was born in Hayward, California in the USA. He studied at the University of Miami. And now, he is the highest paid actor of Hollywood and his movies have grossed considerable revenue worldwide. He is also a film producer and a successful businessman.