Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr
Empire
Trending On Empire
The Future Of Film
The 100 Greatest Video Games
The Making Of The West Wing
Subscribe To Empire Today
Save money and get 12 issues for only £25
London Film Festival 2014
Our round-up of the galas, films and interviews
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
TODAY
Exclusive Clip From Edwyn Collins' The Possibilities Are Endless
An eat cute with Submarine's Yasmin Paige
New Hobbit Behind-The-Scenes Clip With Benedict Cumberbatch
Smaug steps into the light...
Christian Bale Back In Talks For Steve Jobs Biopic
UPDATE: Aaron Sorkin confirms his casting
Quicksilver Rumoured For X-Men: Apocalypse
He should be dashing back on our screens
Official Avengers: Age Of Ultron Trailer Arrives
Tony and the assembled heroes face a techno-threat
Steve Carell and Charlie Kaufman Share IQ 83
Dumbing down for a sci-fi satire
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
24 July 2014
First Poster Of Neill Blomkamp's Chappie
South African graffiti
More Movie News

RELATED FUTURE FILMS
Pan
17 July 2015
Chappie
06 March 2015
More Future Films

RELATED REVIEWS
X-Men: Days Of Future Past (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Prisoners (2013)
Empire Star Rating
The Wolverine (2013)
Empire Star Rating
The Wolverine (2013)
Empire Star Rating
Movie 43 (2013)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

New Wolverine Images Arrive
Snikt in Japan

19 March 2013  |  Written by Phil de Semlyen  |  Source: 20th Century Fox

submit to reddit

What better place to go to recentre your chi and find inner serenity than a beautifully landscaped Japanese garden? And while you're there, why not engage in the kind of bloody, life-or-death battle Hugh Jackman's Wolverine is struggling with here. Don't tread on the roses, Wolvie.


The other new pics from the film see Wolverine coping with the Japanese seasons as he embarks on a mission to find an old lag from his days in a Nagasaki prison. "Effectively Logan saved him", producer Hutch Parker explained to Empire, "and this man is on his deathbed and is looking to give him a gift, to thank him for the life he's had. But this gift draws Logan into a very complex and very unexpected world."

Chris Claremont and Frank Miller's 1982 comic book forms the heart of the latest Wolverine story, which moves the action to the Far East and sees everyone's favourite adamantium-clawed mutant battling a deadly and determined new enemy.


James Mangold is calling the shots on this one with a cast that includes Yun Lee, Svetlana Khodchenkova, Hiroyuki Sanada, Hal Yamanouchi, Tao Okamoto, Rila Fukushima and Brian Tee.

The Wolverine makes his UK bow on July 25. Expect a trailer any day now.


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

Love Is All You Need Trailer
Susanne Bier gets romantic
David Goyer Enters The Breach
Update: He's now set to direct as well as produce

Your Comments

Re: Trailer
There is a trailer coming on the 27th - Also any notice the blood on this claws - this is a first for a x-men movie (even in the 1st film when i stabbed Raven there was no blood on this claws) More

Posted by Gazzabrook at 12:19 on 20 March 2013 | Report This Post

Trailer?
Still getting bored of all the pics. More

Posted by Jonda Fett at 22:50 on 19 March 2013 | Report This Post

Looking good
I'm cautiously optimistic about this one. More

Posted by Mr Gittes at 21:44 on 19 March 2013 | Report This Post

Great plotline
Hopefully they have watched Elektra before storyboarding this. That movie really messed up The Hand. Hopefully they have read all of Jim Lee's - The Hand - Uncanny X-Men. His tone was spectacular. More

Posted by danielthompson99 at 12:52 on 19 March 2013 | Report This Post

SPECIAL FEATURE
The 301 Greatest Movies Of All Time EMPIRE READERS' POLL: THE 301 GREATEST MOVIES OF ALL TIME
You turned out in your hundreds and thousands, and here are the results... Browse the full list


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
Avengers: Age Of Ultron Trailer Reaction
We dive under the hood of Whedon's sequel teaser

10 Of The Most Impressive In-Universe Movie Tie-In Websites
From Blair Witch to Days Of Future Past, expand your cinematic horizons online

The 12 Apps Every Film Fan Needs On Their Smartphone
The handheld essentials to enhance your movie life

Empire Meets Jason Bateman And Tina Fey
The stars of This Is Where I Leave You hang out

The Scariest Film Of The Year? Jennifer Kent On The Babadook
The director talks us through her terrifying new film

10 Horror Spin-Offs We Want To See
After Annabelle, what other supporting characters deserve their own film?

Documentaries: What Happened Next
We track down and interview the stars of great non-fiction films

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Get 12 Issues Of Empire For Only £25!

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)