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X-Men stars Hugh Jackman, Peter Dinklage and Fan Bingbing indulge fans with selfies

Published on May 14, 2014 9:41 PM

The all-conquering trend of superhero movies from Hollywood must also succumb to another juggernaut: the art and public-relations craft of the selfie.

On Wednesday in Singapore, three stars of X-Men: Days Of Future Past charmed their way into fans' hearts via numerous selfies taken on the blue carpet before the South-east Asian premiere of the movie - just like the main cast of The Amazing Spider-Man 2 did a month ago here when they came to promote their blockbuster.

More than 4,000 fans from around Asia turned up at Shaw House in Orchard Road to show their love for Hugh Jackman, Peter Dinklage and Fan Bingbing, who also gamely signed autographs for them.

Australian actor Jackman, 45, widely known as one of Hollywood's Mr. Nice Guy, gushed to the public about the kaya toast and eggs that he had on Tuesday morning, before declaring the Singapore premiere as one of the "best" events he has attended for the movie so far due to the "great energy" all around. Jackman reprises his role as mutant Wolverine, who has the ability to self-heal.

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