Get push notifications with news, features and more. Her name is Laura, and she has an undeniable connection to Logan. She is the daughter of British actor Will Keen, and Spanish actress, theatre director and writer María Fernández Ache. + Follow Laura, aka X-23, is the only mutant worthy to be Wolverine's successor in the X-Men franchise. In the comics, Laura Kinney is a mutant known as X-23 who is experimented on in an attempt to replicate what happened to Logan/Wolverine using his DNA. After the X-24 project was a success, and the X-23 Project a failure, Transigen scheduled all the other subjects for termination. Lara Logan (born 29 March 1971) is a South African television and radio journalist and war correspondent. Although not directly referred to as X-23 in the film, the designation is instead used for the entire project which produced her, and numerous other mutant children via harvested DNA. Born (or rather, created) by the Transigen Corporation—known as The Facility in Marvel Comics—X-23 is very literally the 23rd attempt to create a viable clone of Wolverine. Species Gabriela wanted to get her to North Dakota to the mutant haven known as Eden, and tried to get Logan to help them. Gender She's easily angered, and resorts to violence whenever she doesn't get her way - as seen when she flips the store clerk on to the ground and nearly stabs him just because he took away her snacks; as well as the time she punched Logan in the face when he told her that he couldn't get her to North Dakota and told her that Eden didn't exist. X-Men Movies Wiki is a FANDOM Movies Community. In 1992, she graduated with a degree in commerce from the University of Natal in Durban. She even, as Logan laid dying, called him "daddy", and refused to leave his side as he took his last breath. It is not a secret that the blonde news reporter will turn … Rice used genetic samples from mutants to create new embryos that were carried by captured women. They were followed by the Reavers and X-23 fought alongside Logan to protect the others. X2: X-Men United: The Movie Prequel: Wolverine, X2: X-Men United: The Movie Prequel: Nightcrawler, Non-Existent Characters - Original Timeline, acquisition of 21st Century Fox by The Walt Disney Company, https://xmenmovies.fandom.com/wiki/Laura?oldid=126077. In 2019, she joined the Sinclair Broadcast Group, a conservative media company. Though it isn't her fault, since she was engineered and taught to fight and be a soldier. She attended high school at Durban Girls' College, to which we say, 'God does exist'. Find out who she is and why she's important to FOX's X-Men Universe. Since only her claws are adamantium and not her whole skeleton, it is unlikely she'll begin to die of the adamantium poisoning her father suffered in old age. According to director James Mangold, there was a cut scene where Laura finds a photo of, As Laura is still young, her healing isn't as efficient as Logan's. So some shots were done with Keen on a green screen, and some scenes were shot in the actual casino with Keen's body double. There is an image gallery forLaura Laura's Transigen records also give her blood type as O-, likely a result of her healing factor. The journalist came … Lara Logan is a South African journalist best known as a correspondent for CBS News from 2002 to 2018. Some examples of this, is when she shielded Charles from being shot while escaping from The Reavers for the first time in the movie. Portrayed by 18 VIDEOS|69 IMAGES Dafne Keen Fernández is a British and Spanish actress who played the role of Ana "Ani" Cruz Oliver in the television series The Refugees, and the mutant Laura Kinney / X-23 in the 2017 film Logan. Now she is working with the Sinclair Broadcast Group as an investigative journalist. Later, it's shown she was put under with anesthetics, something that was proven to be unable to happen to Logan in. Throughout the film she shows a great attachment to Charles Xavier that mirrors Logan's, seeing him as a grandfather figure, due to the kindness he shows her from their first meeting, to the point that she shields him from bullets during their escape, holds his hand after his second seizure, and becomes enraged at seeing him fatally stabbed by X-24. Laura comforted Logan as he died his last words to her were to not be what they made her, the group buried him and continued on their way. Laura has no knowledge of the outside world, or how it works. While typically depicted as Caucasian in the primary Marvel universe, Laura is Hispanic in the film. As a result of this, Laura doesn't know much about how the world works and how to act around people she doesn't know. Laura was “created” from a sample of Logan’s DNA, and it’s possible that her “labmates” were also sampled from some well-known X-Men. Transigen coated her claws with adamantium but not her entire skeleton. While not explicitly stated in the film, director James Mangold confirms that, like her comics counterpart, only Laura's claws are bonded with adamantium. Laura Her origin is altered slightly for the film, specifically, in the comics she was born on the Canadian-American border from Sarah Kinney while in the movie she has an unnamed mother, and was born in Mexico instead. 3. In practical terms, this may end up affecting X-23's powers. This is because she was isolated by Transigen for her whole life. After Gabriela was killed by the Reavers, X-23 ended up in the company of Logan and Charles Xavier on the run. 11 She also silently tried to comfort Logan after Charles's death, by putting a comforting hand on his wrist. Spoilers for Logan ahead. She even, as Logan laid dying, called him "Daddy", and refused to leave his side as he took his last breath. Fast-forward to 2001: Lara has described how she begged a clerk at the Russian Embassy in London to give her an expedited visa days after the September 11, 2001 attacks. When the X-23 project was deemed a failure after the success of the X-24 project, X-23 was spirited away from Transigen by her nurse, Gabriela Lopez, who had named her Laura. X-23 Children Laura is one of the genetically engineered mutant children based on the DNA of Wolverine. Recently, she was in the headlines for recalling the 2011 rape by Mob in Egypt. She went on to earn a diploma in French language, culture, and history at Alliance Francaise in Paris. In addition, talking about Lara’s relationship, she is a married woman. Meet Dafne Keen! The newest X-Men movie features a pint-sized pugilist. In the comics, X-23 is the female clone of Logan/Wolverine, however, in the X-Men film series; she is his biological daughter created with his DNA. Born in 2018, her biological father was Logan, having been created with genetic DNA samples acquired by the Alkali Lake team and thus; she shared his healing factor and retractable bone claws; Transigen also coated her claws with adamantium. This was later dropped as part of the film's deliberate subversion of genre conventions. As a final testament to him, she removed the cross marking his grave and turned it on its side, creating an "X", to honor Logan as the last of X-Men, and left with her friends to cross the border. Logan Lara Logan: Age, Family, Siblings, Parents, Ethnicity After Gabriela was killed by the Reavers, Laura ended up in the company of Logan and Charles Xavier on the run. Gabriela wanted to get Laura to North Dakota, where the safe haven was, and tried to find Logan so he can help them. She, Logan, and Xavier escape Pierce and his Reavers, but Caliban is tortured into tracking Laura. Though it isn't her fault, since she was engineered and taught to fight and to be a soldier. As they headed north, they were constantly dogged by the Reavers and also X-24, which resulted in Xavier's death. While her entire body doesn’t have Adamantium like Wolverine, she has retractable Adamantium claws and foot knives. 4. Status Laura is shown to have no knowledge of the outside world, or how it works. Watch the official "Laura's Origin" clip for Logan, an action movie starring Hugh Jackman, Boyd Holbrook and Dafne Keen. She's easily angered, and resorts to violence whenever she doesn't get her way - as shown when she flips the store clerk on to the ground and nearly stabs him just because he took away her snacks; as well as the time she punched Logan in the face when he told her that he couldn't get her to North Dakota and told her that Eden didn't exist. She made her 3 million dollar fortune with CBS News. When X-24 mortally wounded Logan, Laura killed him by shooting him with an adamantium bullet through the head. Real Name Laura is shown to have no knowledge of the outside world, or how it works. As a result of this, Laura doesn't know much about how the world works and how to act around people she doesn't know. She is also the biological daughter of Wolverine, with similar powers, including regeneration and adamantium claws. She is a television, radio journalist and war correspondent who currently is the chief foreign affairs correspondent for CBS News and a correspondent for CBS's 60 Minutes. In January 2020, she joined Fox Nation, a subscription streaming service run by Fox News. X23-23Business MistakeR&D Gone Bad She seems to understand that Logan wanted to die, and that he is being slowly poisoned by the adamantium on his bones. She was going to be the main character in. "This is the kind of interview that is like professional suicide for me," Lara Logan said on the Feb. 15 episode of the Mike Drop podcast, hosted by the conservative former Navy SEAL Mike Ritland. Logan was Forced to Apologize Following a Botched Report About the Benghazi Incident. For fans who now realize Logan has a daughter, and that Laura really was raised by her mother, it's a moment that needs further appreciation - and investigation in coming issues. While Logan … Mangold has previously said he's entertained by the idea of an X-23 spinoff, and Keen says she isn't ready to … 1. She is shown to have many of the behavioral traits that her father had. Thus, she has tied the knot many times with different person. Pierce is looking for Laura, who has stowed away in Logan's limo and has powers similar to his. At first, she has tied the knot with her boyfriend Jason Siemon in 1998. But, due to some reason, their married life does not last and they end up their relation with divorced in 2008. By Andy L. Kubai Nov 30, 2016 Even though she does have some anger issues, Laura can be kind when she wants to be. Laura And I'm not just saying that because she was (spoiler alert) … Female Her mutant ability is healing, just like Wolverine. Lara Logan is recounting her horrific 2011 rape in Egypt while she was covering the resignation of then-president Hosni Mubarak. Over the course of the movie, we learn that Laura was born in a lab. Born in 2018, Laura was created along with April, Bobby, Charlotte, Delilah, Erica, Gideon, Jackson, Jamaica, Joey, Jonah, Julie, Mira, Rebecca, Rictor, Stephen, Tamara, and Tomás by Zander Rice as part of the Transigen Project. Laura has many of the behavioral traits that her father had. The idea of a Logan sequel or prequel is a little strange, if only because Logan is a Wolverine movie and Hugh Jackman is done playing Wolverine. Even though she does have some anger issues, Laura exhibits kindness and selflessness. Just like in the comics, Laura only has two, In the comics, Laura is the female clone of Logan/Wolverine. seeing Logan, … Her name is X-23—people call her Laura—and she’s Wolverine’s mini-me, claws and all. Laura was originally envisioned being a teenager, but James Mangold decided to make the character 11 feeling that there was a convention of casting a very attractive teenage actress and putting her in a "hot" uniform, and also wanted to shift away from the "Teen Hero mold". As they headed north, they were constantly dogged by the Reavers and also X-24, which resulted in Xavier's death. In Logan, Wolverine risks his life to protect a young girl named Laura. Arriving, they found a small group of children led by Rictor. Alone with Logan, the pair headed for North Dakota – Laura because she believed that Eden existed, and Logan to prove that it did not. X-23? Laura (designated as X23-23) is a mutant, artificially created by Alkali-Transigen to use as a soldier. Appearances 2. This is because she was isolated by Transigen for her whole life. Lara Logan was born on March 29, 1971, in Durban, South Africa. Laura Howlett (born 2018), also known as X-23, is a class 3 mutant who possesses superhuman strength, durability, endurance, speed, agility, reflexes, flexibility, dexterity, stamina, senses, an accelerated healing factor, immunity and retractable razor-sharp claws. Dafne Keen is a name you're going to want to know before (and after!) In the comics, Laura Kinney is a mutant known as X-23 who is experimented on in an attempt to replicate what happened to Logan/Wolverine using his DNA. Reporting from some of the most dangerous parts of the world is second nature to this courageous correspondent. Lara Logan was born in Durban, South Africa on March 29, 1971. Characters with Accelerated Healing Factors, https://marvel-movies.fandom.com/wiki/Laura_Howlett?oldid=275717, Dafne Keen was 11 years old at the time of filming, and so was not allowed inside the Casino, even with all the correct shooting permits. Former "60 Minutes" correspondent Lara Logan is making a comeback in broadcast journalism — a comeback that the 48-year-old veteran reporter never should have had to make in the first place. Who Plays Laura (aka X-23) in ‘Logan’? However when Laura realized that Logan planned to leave her with them Laura was hurt despite Logan claiming that everyone he cares about dies. Logan: Who is Laura Kinney a.k.a. Her biological father was Wolverine, having been created with DNA samples acquired by the Alkali Lake team, and thus she shared his healing factor and retractable claws. She holds an American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. Dafne KeenSienna Novikov (stunt double)Cheramie Martin (body double). Mutant Game You may remember what happened to Lara Logan in Egypt almost seven years ago. This is showcased during her first encounter with the Reavers, as it took several seconds for the blood flow to stop after being impaled, as well as some bullet wounds to close. She's easily angered, and resorts to violence whenever she doesn't get her way - as shown when sh… Actors/Actresses Arriving, they found a small group of children led by Rictor. Laura is very mature for her age, as she was forced to grow up too quickly by Transigen, in order to be a soldier in their army of mutants. Age But when Laura, a mutant child pursued by scientists, comes to him for help, he must get her to safety. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Lara Logan is opening up about being gang-raped in Cairo while reporting on the resignation of then-president Hosni Mubarak in 2011. She is also the biological daughter of Logan. She is also a war correspondent for several of the television stations. Additionally, she was a correspondent for CBS News from 2002 to 2018. Laura demonstrates an interest in horses in the film. She was created using Logan… Laura is Logan's clone. The next day along with the other children, Laura headed north to cross the border into Canada. Lara Logan, the 60 Minutes correspondent, will be seen reporting on the war in Afghanistan in a new episode that will air on Sunday, January 14. 2018 She is known as one of the brave and courageous female journalists of all time. In one of the comics, Laura has taken up the mantle of "Wolverine"; after the death of Logan. Date of Birth Recently, in 2019, she has joined the Sinclair Broadcast Group. Lara Logan Facts & Wiki She had come to see him as her father, as someone who knows what it's like to be experimented on and used. Alone with Logan, the pair headed for North Dakota - Laura because she believed that Eden existed, and Logan to prove that it did not. In the film, she is. As a final testament to him, she removed the cross marking his grave and turned it on its side, creating an "X" in remembrance of her father as the Wolverine and an X-Man. Affiliation She was a swimsuit model. She is also portrayed as being very mature for her age, as she was forced to grow up too quickly by Transigen, in order to be a soldier in their army of mutants. Although Laura is depicted as a pre-teen in the film, early concepts made her a teenager much closer in age to her primary universe incarnation. She slaughters men … She was created from a corrupted sample of Logan's DNA, with only the X chromosome salvageable, which (in comic book science) explains why she's female. She attended her high school at Durban Girls College and graduated from the University of Natal in 1992. As we saw in an earlier issue of All-New Wolverine, Laura is dying in the not-so-distant future. Laura clearly hurt by this rejection simply told him she would be fine then. Lara Logan Relationships & Children. She then entered Afghanistan through southern Russia. Mexican With the help of the nurses, who had grown attached to the children, the mutant children escaped to find Eden, a safe haven for mutants in North Dakota, while Laura was spirited away and adopted by her nurse, Gabriela Lopez. The journalist is married to Joseph Burkett, her starsign is Aries and she is now 49 years of age. Laura was created by Craig Kyle for the animated series X-Men: Evolution, and she’s the clone-daughter of Logan, “born” from a top secret program that … Laura (officially designated as X-23) is a mutant, artificially created by the Transigen Project to use as a soldier. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Marvel Movies is a FANDOM Movies Community. Non-existent (original timeline)Alive (revised timeline) Among the items she apparently shoplifts from the convenience store is a toy horse, and she's fascinated by the Munson family's animals when they run into them on the highway. Lara Logan is a South-Africa born American TV and radio journalist and a war correspondent. In the end, even though Laura and Logan hadn't always gotten along, Laura was visibly upset at Logan's death. On 29-3-1971 Lara Logan (nickname: Lara) was born in Durban, South Africa. So some shots were done with Keen on a green screen, and some scenes were shot in the actual casino with Keen's body double, Cheramie Martin, who is over 18, but of a similar build to Keen. As a result of this, Laura doesn't know much about how the world works and how to act around people she doesn't know.She is shown to have many of the behavioral traits that her father had. Some examples of this, is when she shielded Charles from being shot while escaping the Reavers for the first time. All of the children are identified with a serial number in the format X23-##, with Laura herself receiving X23-23 as a nod to the comics, and. Movie This is because she was isolated by Transigen for her whole life. Citizenship In the end, even though Laura and Logan hadn't always gotten along, Laura was visibly upset at Logan's death. The mutant children were supposed to become soldiers, but were deemed failures after the creation of X-24. They were followed by the Reavers and Laura fought alongside Logan to protect the others. She comforted Logan as he died, then buried him. For Logan, Keen — who is ... She's open to playing Laura in the future. When X-24 mortally wounded Logan, X-23 killed him by shooting him with an adamantium bullet through the head. Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings. Lara Logan is the name of a famous South African television and radio journalist. This is because rather than a product of cloning, as in most incarnations, her mother was impregnated through more traditional artificial techniques. Alias(es) Then there's the time when she silently comforted Logan after Charles's death, by putting a comforting hand on his wrist. Dafne Keen was 11 years old at the time of filming, and so was not allowed inside the Casino, even with all the correct shooting permits. Logan’s … She had come to see him as her father, as someone who knows what it's like to be experimented on and used. In the comics, Kinney only has 2 adamantium claws, instead of three like Wolverine, though she does possess a third claw in her foot. In a future where mutants are nearly extinct, an elderly and weary Logan leads a quiet life. 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