‘Man, Wolverine isn’t supposed to age,’ wrote one follower of the onscreen superhero, while another asked the question: ‘R u ok??’
Not only is Hugh looking much older in the pic due to the presence of wrinkles around his eyes, but his skin tone is much more freckly, his hairline appears to have been raised and his beard features grey hairs.
The actor is currently reprising his Marvel character Wolverine for the eighth and final time, in the as-yet-untitled third spin-off of the X-Men franchise, leading many to speculate that he is in fact wearing ageing make-up to film a scene.
Indeed, the actor himself revealed last year that the final film will be based on the Old Man Logan comic book storyline.