Hugh Jackman & Stephen Colbert Pay Homage To Stan Lee

Hugh Jackman, identified in some circles as “Huge Jacked-man,” has made Marvel historical past by means of his iconic flip as Wolverine. Jackman portrayed the Canadian badass in eight movies, together with final 12 months’s stellar Logan. As such, the person owes a lot to Stan Lee, who spoke with Stephen Colbert about Stan Lee’s legacy. The means Jackman tells it, Mr. Lee was “a real gentleman who had this glint in his eye,” an outline befitting the Marvel  creator’s larger-than-life sense whimsy.

“He’s a artistic genius,” says Jackman. “He created an entire universe that modified the lives many individuals, mine included.” He proceeds to share a narrative, during which Jackman shared the purple carpet with Stan Lee, solely to be upstaged your entire time. “I used to be on a purple carpet, and I used to be the one one on there, and nobody was taking my picture as a result of on the opposite finish was Stan Lee. There have been 300 photographers and interviewers all on Stan.”

Colbert additionally took a second to pay homage, opening his present with a mirrored image on Lee’s legacy. “Thanks for all of the tales, Stan, and, I do know you’re listening to this loads right this moment, however, Excelsior.”

Clearly, Lee was revered by all walks life, together with many rappers and celebrities. Rest in peace, Stan Lee.