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Director James Mangold tweets set images from The Wolverine!

May 16th, 2013 by Edwin Torres Jr Comments

 Director James Mangold has tweeted out several photos from the set of The Wolverine. Check them out below!

“Hiro Sanada and HJ rehearse clash of claws and blades. Hiro is a truly great actor, martial artist and friend.”

“Directing a Kendo sequence at the Yashida Compound.”

“Working with the great Hal Yamanouchi who plays the ailing Yashida. Note the “pin bed” Francois Audouy and I designed.”

“We are in the home stretch as we begin recording the score and mixing the film this week.”

“Based on the celebrated comic book arc, this epic action-adventure takes Wolverine (Jackman), the most iconic character of the X-Men universe, to modern day Japan. Out of his depth in an unknown world, he will face a host of unexpected and deadly opponents 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.”

The movie stars Hugh Jackman, Will Yun Lee, Svetlana Khodchenkova, Hiroyuki Sanada, Hal Yamanouchi, Tao Okamoto, Rila Fukushima, and Brian Tee.

The movie claws into theaters on July 26th!


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