New Images from THE WOLVERINE Starring Hugh Jackman
Three new images for director James Mangold’s The Wolverine were released by Empire Magazine yesterday. Previously seen as scans straight out of the magazine, the high-res versions have now found their way online. The director and star Hugh Jackman have promised that the second spinoff for the much celebrated comic book hero will will stay true to the character’s comic book spirit. The film takes Wolverine to modern day Japan, where he will face his ultimate nemesis in a life-or-death battle. Mangold has also tweeted that fans will get a sneak peek on March 26th, while the full trailer will release online March 27th, so keep an eye out! Hit the jump to take a look at the images.
The Wolverine stars Hugh Jackman, Will Yun Lee, Hiroyuki Sanada, Brian Tee, Rila Fukushima, Tao Okamotoand Svetlana Khodchenkova and will hit theaters on July 26th, 2013.
Images via Empire:
Based on the celebrated comic book arc, this epic action-adventure takes Wolverine, the most iconic character of the X-Men universe, to modern day Japan. Out of his depth in an unknown world he faces his ultimate nemesis in a life-or-death battle that will leave him forever changed. Vulnerable for the first time and pushed to his physical and emotional limits, he confronts not only lethal samurai steel but also his inner struggle against his own immortality, emerging more powerful than we have ever seen him before.