Hugh Jackman has revealed via twitter followers that The Wolverine starts shooting this August. Preliminary stage work for the movie will be done in Australia & location shooting will commence in Japan. Fox CEO Tom Rothman stated earlier "It's set in Japan, A great number of Japanese actors will be in it and it's based on the very famous run of the comics... I can just tell you on behalf of [Jackman], his goal is to make the ultimate, bad ass, berserker rage Wolverine." James Mangold takes the directors chair while Christopher McQuarrie & Mark Bomback are on script duty. The Wolverine is based on Chris Claremont's four-issue mini-series simply titled Wolverine that was drawn by none other than Frank Miller in the 80s which follows Logan, who starts "a forbidden romance with a Japanese woman whose hand in marriage is, unfortunately, promised to another man". The movie hits theaters July 26th 2013.