20th Century Fox have released the first batch of trailers for The Wolverine. Hugh Jackman reprises his role as Logan/Wolverine & is joined this time around by Hiroyuki Sanada as Shingen, Hal Yamanouchi as Yashida, Tao Okamoto as Mariko, Brian Tee as Norubo Mori, Will Yun Lee as Kenuichio Harada/Silver Samurai, Rila Fukushima as Yukio & Svetlana Khodchenkova as Viper. The Wolverine hits theatres this July 26th & is directed by James Mangold who recently stated that the movie is set after the previous X-Men movies. The Wolverine is based on Chris Claremont & Frank Miller’s Marvel miniseries from the 80s dealing with the character’s adventures 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.
Synopsis: "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."