Wolverine Sequel Shooting In January?

Will Logan head to Japan next year?

X-Men Origins: Wolverine might not exactly have been the cool Logan spin-off we were all hoping for, but it did well enough to justify a sequel, which Hugh Jackman at least has been promising will focus on his time in Japan. Now, according to The Hollywood Reporter’s Hollywood 411 blog, the new film is ready to start shooting in January.

Well, “ready” if you don’t count the fact that it doesn’t have a director or other cast in place yet and the only real part of the film that seems to exist is Christopher McQuarrie’s script, which he’s apparently just handed in. Which means the January start - at least until Fox decides to announce things officially - is still technically a rumour.

Still, there’s plenty of time to gather everything else that’s needed (including time in Jackman’s packed schedule) and according to the blog’s source, “it’s a beautiful story, and will be very different than the first film.” You mean it’ll be good this time? Claws crossed…