Hugh Jackman has revealed he's held talks over starring in X-Men: Apocalypse.

The 46-year-old Australian actor has played the role of Wolverine in the X-Men franchise, and it looks like he could be starring in the upcoming eagerly awaited new film.

Speaking to The Happy Sad Podcast, Jackman said, "There's still a lot unknown about that, actually."

He added, "I have been speaking to the guys and I'm not at liberty to say exactly what's going on, [but] there are some very exciting things about integrating the whole X-Men world, including the Wolverine movie. There are some really cool things going on."

The Wolverine sequel is scheduled to be released on March 3, 2017.