Mike Fleming

Hutch Parker WolverineEXCLUSIVE: Hutch Parker, who exited New Regency and into a producing deal at his longtime home at Fox, is becoming a producer on The Wolverine, joining Lauren Shuler Donner and John Palermo on the James Mangold-directed film that will have Hugh Jackman reprise his role as the title character he originated in the X-Men franchise.

Wolverine Hugh JackmanParker is very steeped in X-Men lore, as he developed and oversaw the original movies when he ran production at Fox. Among other projects he is working on at the studio is The Life Listthe debut novel by Lori Nelson Spielman that Ballantine Books will publish next year. Fox 2000 optioned the book and Parker will produce via his Hutch Parker Entertainment banner