Wolverine director job for Darren Aronofsky?

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Robert Schwentke directs this 2009 paranormal romance film based on Audrey Niffenegger's novel of the same name. Eric Bana stars as Henry, a man who possesses a strange disorder that causes him to travel uncontrollably between the past, present and future. Meanwhile Rachel McAdams plays Clare, the love of his life. Together, they face the difficult task of maintaining their romance while he attempts to meet the difficult demands of his condition.
August 31st, 2010

Darren Aronofsky is being lined up to direct 'X-Men: Wolverine 2'.

The 'Wrestler' director is apparently being considered by bosses at 20th Century Fox, who can't decide between him and 'The Twilight Saga: Eclipse' filmmaker David Slade.

The movie - which with see Hugh Jackman reprise his role as the title character in the superhero action movie based on Marvel Comic characters - is due to start being made early next year.

While bosses decide who will oversee the project, Hugh is said to have been meeting with both prospective directors.

Deadline reports: "Slade, who just directed the summer hit 'The Twilight Saga: Eclipse', met over the weekend with Hugh Jackman on location where he is shooting 'Real Steel' for DreamWorks. Aronofsky has also been talking with Jackman, and they have a good relationship that dates back to 'The Fountain', when Jackman stepped in after Brad Pitt dropped out. Jackman holds a lot of clout in the decision."

'The Time Traveler's Wife' director Robert Schwentke had been in the running for the position, but dropped out earlier this month.