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The claws are our master!

31 January 2009  |  Written by Helen O'Hara  |  Source: Superhero Hype

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The new poster for X-Men Origins: Wolverine is online - and let's put it this way: if this guy offers you a knuckle sandwich, it's best to say no.

The film's due out on May 1, but this teaser one-sheet is the first official poster to hit the net. While the film's had recent reshoots (or additional shooting, depending on who you talk to) to complete a few key scenes, the bulk of filming was finished last year and a trailer's already been released (see our super-exhaustive trailer breakdown here), so this is officially late.


X-Men Origins: Wolverine is out on May 1, so we'll see then if the film lives up to the true-to-its-origins promise of this poster.


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Miller '82
The poster, to me, seems to riff on the Wolverine (limited series) #1 cover by Frank Miller, way back in 1982. I am thinking a lot went into this and that someone somewhere did a bit of homework on this poster. More

Posted by Deacon Frost at 17:49 on 02 February 2009 | Report This Post

THIS WHOLE MOVIE INVOKES A SENSE OF.........
Er, ELEKTRA. Y'know what I'm sayin? Meanwhile back at the Batcave, check out Traileraddict for the new GI-JOE TRAILER which looks pretty darn cool, and the superbowl spot for TRANSFORMERS 2 which has some jaw droppin splosions for your enjoyment, and finally TheMovieBox.net has a drooly new tv spot for STAR TREK with quite a few new scenes spliced in. More

Posted by boredbluekoala at 01:55 on 02 February 2009 | Report This Post

Very effective poster
You can feel the menace in Wolverine just by the poster alone...and if a poster can do that then you know the film will either have the same effect or be better... More

Posted by Noelg25 at 23:20 on 01 February 2009 | Report This Post

The trailer looked really good. The poster is fairly standard. Still looking forward to it though. More

Posted by evildave69 at 18:47 on 01 February 2009 | Report This Post

Less is more I guess! Tis an ok poster i suppose. More

Posted by Big Red at 13:43 on 01 February 2009 | Report This Post

Groovy
can't wait! More

Posted by jimoakley666 at 12:47 on 01 February 2009 | Report This Post

AWESOME!
nuff said. More

Posted by **pirate_queen** at 05:16 on 01 February 2009 | Report This Post

That's all you need!
The claws! I'm there. But lets hope the studio heads (Fox are c*&ts trust me, I know!) haven't screwed us all over and the film is worth seeing. More

Posted by beebs_ at 22:34 on 31 January 2009 | Report This Post

No title?
That's brave! They're obviously confident that the character (and his claws) have become iconic since the first X-Men. Anyway, looking forward to the film. Looks good. More

Posted by AYBGerrardo at 21:13 on 31 January 2009 | Report This Post

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