Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr
Empire
Trending On Empire
Star Wars: The Force Awakens Teaser Trailer
The Farewell To Middle-earth Issue
The 2014 Christmas Gift Guide
Get 12 Issues For Only £25 Today
The perfect gift this Christmas
Farewell To Middle-earth
Full details of our Peter Jackson-edited issue
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
YESTERDAY
The Teaser Trailer For Star Wars: The Force Awakens Arrives
Time to wake up...
The First Full Trailer For Shaun The Sheep The Movie
Shaun: Sheep In The City
Podcast #139: Hugh Bonneville, The Horrible Bosses Boys
(That's Jason Bateman, Charlie Day and Jason Sudeikis, by the way)
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
06 October 2014
Simon Kinberg Discusses Deadpool's X-Men Links
'There’s definitely a sort of overall plan...'
More Movie News

RELATED REVIEWS
X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

New Wolverine Poster Online
The claws are our master!

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

submit to reddit

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.


Have Your Say
To comment on this, and all articles, register for free or login now.

Day-Lewis and Del Toro Love Silence
Drama directed by Martin Scorsese
New Predator Film From Rodriguez?
Rumours of a Robert reboot

Your Comments

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

SUBSCRIPTION OFFERS

6 issues for £20 plus free Gourmet Society Membership worth £69.95!
Get 6 months of Empire for just £20 and not only receive the world's greatest movie magazine and exclusive subscriber covers but you'll also receive up to 50% off restaurants nationwide and more with a free Gourmet Society Membership worth £64.99!Click here to find the perfect offer for you


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
12 Must-Pause Moments From The Star Wars Force Awakens Teaser Trailer
What you may have missed, the 17th time around...

Watch Now: The Teaser Trailer For Star Wars: The Force Awakens Arrives
Your first glimpse of JJ Abrams' tour de Force

Director Paul King On Paddington, The BBFC And The Possibilty Of A Sequel
Exclusive: Empire sits down with the man behind the year’s nicest surprise

Empire's Jurassic World Trailer Tour
Updated: Director Colin Trevorrow guides us through the first trailer

Vote Now: The Jameson Empire Awards 2015
Tell us your favourite films and stars of the year

The Gift Guide 2014: 50 Must-Have Items This Christmas
Box sets, hardware, clothing, books and stocking fillers to buy

Empire's Hobbit: Battle Of The Five Armies Covers
Five armies. Five covers. The eagles, dwarves, elves, men and orcs prepare for battle in our Peter Jackon guest-edited issue

Subscribe to Empire magazine
6 issues for £20 plus free Gourmet Society Membership worth £69.95!

Get exclusive subscriber-only covers each month!

Subscribe today

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Get The Empire iPad Edition Today

Subscribe and save money on annual digital subscription

Subscribe today
Buy single issues

Get 12 issues of Empire for just £25!
Get the world's greatest movie magazine delivered straight to your door! Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire iPad Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  iPad  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Editorial Complaints  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)