The Silver Samurai Spotted on THE WOLVERINE Set; New Videos Capture Shootout
Published: October 16, 2012 - 7:02am
Directed by James Mangold and featuring Hugh Jackman reprising the popular character on film for the sixth time, The Wolverine takes the feral mutant's story overseas in an adaptation of Chris Claremont and Frank Miller's popular comic book arc.
Based on the celebrated comic book arc, The Wolverine finds Logan, the eternal warrior and outsider, in Japan. There, samurai steel will clash with adamantium claw as Logan confronts a mysterious figure from his past in an epic battle that will leave him forever changed.
Filming continues in Australia and several fan videos taken on the set have captured a downtown shootout. A few new photos have also make it online, offering a glimpse at the film's central villain Silver Samurai and Hugh Jackman sporting his signature claws:
Currently filming in Australia and Japan, The Wolverine is directed by James Mangold (3:10 to Yuma) off a screenplay by Christopher McQuarrie and Mark Bomback. The film stars Hugh Jackman, Will Yun Lee, Hiroyuki Sanada, Hal Yamanouchi, Tao Okamoto, Rila Fukushima, Brian Tee, and Svetlana Khodchenkova. 20th Century Fox has scheduled it to hit theaters on July 26th, 2013.