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Release Date: July 26, 2013 (North America)
Genres: Action, Comic Book, Sequel
Production Phase: Post-production
Studio: 20th Century Fox Production Company: Seed Productions
Who's In It: Hugh Jackman (Logan / Wolverine),
Who's Making It: James Mangold (Director), Christopher McQuarrie (Screenwriter), Marvel Comics (Publisher - Comic Book), John Palermo (Producer), Hugh Jackman (Producer)
Premise: Wolverine in Japan.... More »
Friday, March 29, 2013
The new trailer for The Wolverine was released this week. In our opinion, the trailer that gives you the best look at the movie is this international one as seen below.
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Sunday, November 4, 2012
We're running a little behind reporting this news, but it's always better late than never. In an interview with Empire magazine, The Wolverine director James Mangold revealed that his film won't be another prequel adventure as X-Men Origins: Wolverine was. While that Wolverine movie movie showed us events from Logan's past, none of the film's action took place past the late 1970s. By contrast the three X-Men movies were set in present day, placing them sometime in the 2000s.
"Where this film sits in the universe of the films is after them all," Mangold told Empire. "Jean Grey is gone, most of the X-Men are disbanded or gone, so there’s a tremendous sense of isolation for him."
This revelation comes as a surprise. In the Marvel Comics universe, Logan had his adventure in Japan while a member of the X-Men. As well, Empire published a new image from The Wolverine which shows Hugh Jackman's Logan sporting bone claws, which means that there will be at least one scene set before he received the adamantium that covered his skeleton.- Empire. Comment on this Scoop (0)
Monday, October 29, 2012
The studio released a teaser poster for The Wolverine today as part of the Q&A with director James Mangold and star Hugh Jackman. The Japanese watercolor look is inspired by the movie's storyline, which is set in Japan.- 20th Century Fox. Comment on this Scoop (0)
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
20th Century Fox has released the first official image from The Wolverine, showing star Hugh Jackman with his claws popped. The photo also shows off the lean, muscular look that Jackman has been working hard to build.- 20th Century Fox. Comment on this Scoop (0)
Monday, July 30, 2012
Shooting has officially started on The Wolverine. Actor Hugh Jackman broadcast the announcement this morning via his Twitter feed. "we're on day 1 of shooting…," said Jackman to his fans. "wolverine is back…feel so pumped about this one……never felt so ready!!!! will keep y'all posted!!!"- Hugh Jackman via Twitter. Comment on this Scoop (0)
Monday, May 21, 2012
In a tweet to his fans on Twitter, Hugh Jackman said that shooting on The Wolverine will begin in August this year.- Hugh Jackman via Twitter. Comment on this Scoop (0)
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
Fox has slated a July 26, 2013 release for The Wolverine. With shooting scheduled to take place this summer, and Hugh Jackman already in training to prepare for playing Logan for the fifth time, all lights look green for the movie to make the date.- 20th Century Fox. Comment on this Scoop (0)
Thursday, September 1, 2011
Screenwriter Mark Bomback has been called in to give a polish to Chris McQuarrie's draft.
Most recently Bomback wrote the screenplay for the Total Recall remake now filming. His best known work was the screenplay for Live Free or Die Hard.Comment on this Scoop (0)
Sunday, July 31, 2011
While attending the San Diego Comic-Con, Hugh Jackman addressed a question about who his on-screen nemesis will be in the next Wolverine picture. "I'll fight the Silver Samurai in it so that should be exciting," the actor said.
Introduced in the early 1980s as an adversary for the hero, The Silver Samurai is a skilled samurai warrior who is also a mutant. His power is to create a field that can surround any object, making it virtually indestructible and deadly. This power gives the samurai's swords an extra edge against his opponents.
Jackman also indicated that the plan is to start filming The Wolverine in October.- Dark Horizons. Comment on this Scoop (1)
Sunday, June 19, 2011
A new name has emerged to direct The Wolverine: James Mangold, the guy that helmed last summer's Tom Cruise/Cameron Diaz action-comedy Knight & Day. Mangold was apparently the top candidate of a short list that included Antoine Fuqua (Training Day) and Gavin O'Connor (Warrior).
Fox still wants The Wolverine to begin filming this fall, but they better make sure that they make the new deadline. The reason? Hugh Jackman just signed to star in a new big screen adaptation of Les Miserables for Universal, and that studio wants to go into production before the end of the year.- Deadline. Comment on this Scoop (0)
Saturday, November 13, 2010
At the press junket for his new movie Black Swan, director Darren Aronofsky told Hitfix that the title for his Wolverine sequel is The Wolverine. No number 2, no X-Men Origins prefix...just The Wolverine. To provide further evidence that his movie will be different from all previous outings for the character in movies, Aronofsky also referred to his movie's storyline as a "one-off."- Hitfix. Comment on this Scoop (0)
Tuesday, October 19, 2010
Hugh Jackman has started training to get back into Logan shape for the Wolverine sequel. "Expect to see four chicken breasts and a whole pile of steamed broccoli on my plate," the actor told Vulture's reporter while attending a NYC gala last night. "I'm starting; I'm having my six meals a day."
Jackman also commented on what seems like a done deal: getting Darren Aronofsky to direct the picture. "This is, hopefully for me, going to be out of the box. It's going to be the best one, I hope....Well, I would say that, but I really do feel that, and I feel this is going to be very different."
Taking the commentary on what Aronofsky will bring to a superhero movie, Jackman added, "This is Wolverine. This is not Popeye. He's kind of dark... But, you know, this is a change of pace. Chris McQuarrie, who wrote The Usual Suspects, has written the script, so that’ll give you a good clue. [Aronofsky’s] going to make it fantastic. There’s going to be some meat on the bones. There will be something to think about as you leave the theater, for sure."- Vulture. Comment on this Scoop (0)
Wednesday, October 6, 2010
Fox has reportedly asked Darren Aronofsky to come onboard and direct the Wolverine sequel. Talks began between the Black Swan helmer and the studio yesterday after Warner Bros. confirmed that Zack Snyder had been selected to direct that studio's Superman movie. Aronofsky was one of the contenders vying for the new Man of Steel picture and in the wake of WB's decision, Fox made their move to try and secure him for Marvel's main mutant.- Vulture. Comment on this Scoop (0)
Monday, August 30, 2010
Deadline's Mike Fleming is now reporting that Darren Aronofsky has joined David Slade as contenders to direct Wolverine 2. Fleming also adds that Robert Schwentke is now out of the running.
Slade met with Hugh Jackman this past weekend on the set of Real Steel to talk about the project. Aronofsky, who directed Jackman in The Fountain, might not have the edge that Slade has after turning in The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, which earned big bucks for Summit Entertainment.- Deadline. Comment on this Scoop (0)
Sunday, August 22, 2010
Vulture is reporting that it's down to two candidates to direct the Wolverine sequel: David Slade (30 Days of Night, The Twilight Saga: Eclipse) and Robert Schwentke (The Time Traveler's Wife, Flightplan). The site states that Fox has signed off on either gentleman getting the job and it's up to producer/star Hugh Jackman to make the call. An insider tells Vulture that it's going to be David Slade.- Vulture. Comment on this Scoop (1)