odbye Professor X! Patrick Stewart, the actor who epitomizes the famous mutant director of the school for mutants says goodbye to his role. At age 76, he decided to retire after having played the telepath for 17 years. He started his career in 2000 with Bryan Singer’s X-Men and then continued in the saga. His last film as Charles-Xavier (the name of Professor X) will be Logan , due March 1 at the cinema with Hugh Jackman (Wolverine) who also bid farewell to his character in this film.
It is in a very moving statement relayed by Entertainment Weekly as Patrick Stewart explained why he no longer embody Professor X. It was during the Logan projection in Berlin last week that Patrick Stewart has decided to leave the franchise X -Men . “We (the actor, Hugh Jackman and the director of Logan ) had to come on stage, but not before the credits were finished, so we sat, and meanwhile I thought there would be Never better, more perfect, more sensitive, more moving and more beautiful to say goodbye to Charles Xavier than in this film, so I said to Hugh that same evening: For me too, it’s all over ‘ ” He wrote.