Swine Flu Derails Wolverine in Mexico

No new launch date announced yet
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 28, 2009 10:24 AM CDT
Swine Flu Derails Wolverine in Mexico
In this film publicity image released by 20th Century Fox, Hugh Jackman stars as Logan, left, and Liev Schreiber stars as Victor Creed in a scene from "Wolverine."   (AP Photo/20th Century Fox, James Fisher)

Even Wolverine isn’t safe from swine flu. The X-Men Origins film's Thursday launch is being delayed in Mexico City since most of the theaters will likely be closed, Variety reports. Major theater operators have already shut down following a request from the mayor, and the rest are expected to follow suit. A new release date will be announced when Fox has a better idea of when theaters will reopen. (Read more Wolverine stories.)

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