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
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)
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(Newser) – 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.