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Hugh Jackman Picks Taylor Lautner for Teen 'Wolverine' Role

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Jul. 15 2010, Published 9:00 a.m. ET

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Hugh Jackman knows Taylor Lautner has what it takes to play the part of a werewolf and would love to see him star as teen Wolverine next year. But before the role is his, he needs to know one thing!

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"My only question is: Can he grow mutton chops?" Hugh asked E! Online's Marc Malkin.

But then he changed his mind!

"Actually, I think people would probably prefer him as a hairless Wolverine than a rather hairy-chested version," he said. "Certainly about a billion young girls would."

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Do you agree?

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Even though Taylor would have Hugh's support to star in next year's X-Men: First Class, the Twilight star already has a pretty full plate of films including Abduction, Stretch Armstrong and Breaking Dawn.

Do you think he should consider this part too?

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