5 Shocking Facts That Almost Ruined Wolverine Forever
(4 of 5) Russel Crowe, Dougray Scott and Bob Hoskins were cast as Wolverine before Hugh Jackman.
In 'X-Men #25,' the villain Magneto used his control of metal to rip the adamantium from Wolverine's bones. Without the substance that made his bones unbreakable, Wolverine ends up mutating quickly as he would have naturally. His healing ability grows faster, his senses grow sharper, he becomes more vicious, more feral, and he kind of loses his nose. He spent almost a year as this noseless, mutated mutant with bone claws until he finally returned to his normal self. The story of how he got his metal skeleton back was so dumb that it was probably a bigger danger to his survival than Magneto. Ironically, this is actually the lesser of the 5 evils on our list. Click 'Next' to see how the character was almost ruined forever on the big screen.