This was rumored in Wizard Magazine, but the confirmation has just come across the Reuters newswire:
[REUTERS/HOLLYWOOD REPORTER:] Hugh Jackman's Wolverine will headline a spinoff of 20th Century Fox's "X-Men" franchise.
At international industry conference Cine Expo, the studio promised the gathered exhibitors a Jackman starrer titled "Wolverine" for next year. Jackman himself sent the conventioneers a taped promise to back up the news. Read more.