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Wolverine Loves Bonus Endings as Much as He Loves a Frothy Vanilla Capucchino

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Fox really, really wants you pirating nerds to watch X-Men Origins: Wolverine in theaters. Wait, let me amend that. Fox really, really wants you to buy a damn movie ticket for X-Men Origins: Wolverine; they probably don’t give a damn if you enter the theater or not. But in hopes of either, Fox has announced there will be “multiple endings” to the film, which are actually just bonus scenes after the credits. But they’ll be in random theaters, so you’ll have to watch the flick in different theaters to see the different scenes.

I understand why Fox did this, and I’m down with it. I don’t think it’ll work, since these things will be on YouTube by the end of the weekend, but it’s a nice try. Also, while I don’t know how many different “endings” there are or what they’ll be, First Showing says one stars Deadpool, which might involve your favorite character cutting open his mouth or something. It won’t exactly make his arm swords or teleporting powers go away, but it’s might be a step in the right direction, right?

Oh, TR reader R. Rocket sent me the pic of the newest ludicrous thing Wolverine is pimping; please, if you guys get any more, please send ’em to me. After razors, cheese pizza and vanilla cappuchino, I have no doubt he’ll be hawking maxi pads by the end of the week. (“Stayfree Maxis are strong enough to absorb even my adamantium claws!”)

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Robert Bricken is one of the original co-founders of the site formerly known as Topless Robot, and its first editor-in-chief, serving from 2008-12. He brought the site to prominence with “nerd news, humor and self-loathing” as its motto, raising it from total internet obscurity to a readership in the millions, with help from his savage “FAQ” movie reviews and Fan Fiction Fridays. Under his tenure Topless Robot was covered by Gawker, Wired, Defamer, New York magazine, ABC News, and others, and his articles have been praised by Roger Ebert, Avengers actor Clark Gregg, comedian and The Daily Show correspondent John Hodgman, the stars of Mystery Science Theater 3000 and Rifftrax, and others. He is currently the managing editor of io9.com. Despite decades as both an amateur and professional nerd, he continues to be completely unprepared for either the zombie apocalypse or the robot uprising.