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The Wolverine (2013)
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New Poster For The Wolverine Features Silver Samurai

20th Century Fox Film has released a new poster for director James Mangold‘s The Wolverinestarring Hugh Jackman. The poster features a stylized image of one of the villains in the film, the Silver Samurai.

Mangold revealed the poster via his Twitter account. “As we are beginning to offer glimpses of Silver Samurai,” he writes, “here’s a new great one sheet image for #thewolverine”

The Wolverine is based on a screenplay written by Christopher McQuarrie and Mark BombackThe film is a sequel to 2009’s X-Men Origins: Wolverine.

In addition to Jackman, the film stars Will Yun LeeSvetlana KhodchenkovaHiroyuki SanadaHal YamanouchiTao OkamotoRila Fukushima, and Brian Tee. It was recently been confirmed that contrary to early reports, this film takes place after the events of X-Men: The Last Stand. Based on the celebrated comic book arc by Frank MillerThe Wolverine finds Logan, the eternal warrior and outsider, in Japan. There, samurai steel will clash with adamantium claw as Logan confronts a mysterious figure from his past in an epic battle that will leave him forever changed.

The first Wolverine film grossed over $179 million at the box office. The Wolverine hits theaters on July 26, 2013.

Theatrical Poster of the Silver Samurai for The Wolverine

Source: James Mangold

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