Some slick images revealing sets, miniature models & concept art from James Mangold's The Wolverine have emerged online via an Australian press conference. Hugh Jackman returns as Wolverine for the movie which is finally heading into production & is joined by Svetlana Khodchenkova as Viper, Hiroyuki Sanada as Shingen, Hal Yamanouchi as Yashida, Tao Okamoto as Mariko, Rila Fukushima as Yukio, Brian Tee as Norubo Mori & Will Yun Lee as Kenuichio Harada/Silver Samurai. On location work on The Wolverine will be done in Japan, while stage work will be shot in Australia. The images detial the building of one of the sets along with some concept art. We do know that some of the film will take place in WWII POW camp & from one of the images it seems Logan will be imprisoned at the bottom of a well. The movie takes inspiration from Chris Claremont & Frank Miller’s acclaimed miniseries from the 80s dealing with the character’s journey in Japan. There, samurai steel clashes with adamantium claws as Logan confronts a mysterious figure from his past in an epic battle that will leave him forever changed. Hit the jump for the details. Warning minor Spoilers!
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Images Via if.com.au.