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Exclusive: New Image From Wolfman
First look at Hopkins and Blunt

03 July 2008  |  Written by Olly Richards  

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Universal has provided us with an exclusive new image from The Wolfman, which you can see below (as per internet law, click to enlarge). The image gives the first look at Anthony Hopkins and Emily Blunt in character, as well as the first official non-lupine look at Benicio Del Toro.

Based on the 1941 classic of the same name, The Wolfman tells of Lawrence Talbot, an actor (Del Toro) who returns to the home of his estranged father (Hopkins) after the death of his brother. Familial awkwardness becomes the least of his problems when he is attacked and bitten by a wolf and quickly takes on hairy, toothy qualities whenever the moon rises. Emily Blunt plays Gwen Conliffe, a woman for whom Lawrence develops an affection and who, to further complicate matters, was the fiancee of his brother. All is not chirpy in the Talbot household.

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The Wolfman, directed by Joe Johnston, is released in April 2009.

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shaping up nicely
this film is shaping up nicely i wasn't sure if joe johnston was the man for the film as he has produced more family orientated movies and handling the most famous werewolf film par american werewolf in london and when i saw the make up i liked it and the mixture of the cg and make up is a good idea so will rick baker be able to surpase american werewolf.... who knows but when this pic was shown i see they are g oing for a little bit of a surreal edge which is intriguing at least its not going t More

Posted by dave_0989 at 08:49 on 12 July 2008 | Report This Post

shaping up nicely
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Bite me, flea-dick. More

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"Hmm..." HMM????   You think I can up the number of posts I have collated by simply putting "hmm..." in every single article????   A sham! More

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Wolfman in Greenwich Park!
Filming on "The Wolfman" was taking place in Greenwich Park a few weeks ago. No sign of the leads but interesting to see the crew setting up etc. Looking forward to the film. More

Posted by howie71taylor at 11:54 on 05 July 2008 | Report This Post

NEWS FLASH!!
Old people spotted in woods! well worth an article that was .. :S More

Posted by stu1980 at 21:44 on 03 July 2008 | Report This Post

not to open old forum wounds...
but the very sight of hopkins had me laughing for a very long time indeed... jesus...look at him! More

Posted by magnusbarfod at 19:42 on 03 July 2008 | Report This Post

RE: Badass???!!!
obably just me but he kind of makes me think of a late 1880's matrix warrior! He's gonna f**k someone up with that cane! More

Posted by Uriel Ventris at 12:26 on 03 July 2008 | Report This Post

Badass???!!!
Why has Anthony Hopkins dressed up as the Colonel for this film??? More

Posted by waltham1979 at 10:55 on 03 July 2008 | Report This Post

Joe Johnston
I think he's a terrific genre director and he did an ace job with Jurassic Park III. Any problems you may have with that movie should be directed toward the screenplay. Anyway, I think this film might just be great. More

Posted by Mad Dog Tannen at 10:51 on 03 July 2008 | Report This Post

Everything's good and fine, until I read the name Joe Johnston. I still advocate VFX blokes shouldn't direct complete movies, unless their names were James Cameron or David Fincher. More

Posted by Manfrendshensindshen at 10:22 on 03 July 2008 | Report This Post

I'm looking forward to this. Hopefuly it wont be shit. Anthony Hopkins looks like a badass in that picture!!! More

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