While we anxiously await the first trailer to hit on Wednesday, courtesy of Entertainment Weekly and ComingSoon.net, new posters and movie images from the The Wolverine have hit the web. In addiotn to new glimpes of Hugh Jackman as the popular Marvel Mutant, we are given the first official looks at his female co-stars Yukio (Rila Fukushima), Mariko (Tao Okamoto) and Viper (Svetlana Khodchenkova).
Directed by James Mangold, (3:10 To Yuma), The Wolverine is set to hit theaters in 3D on July 26th.
“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.”