Posted on Monday, March 18th, 2013 by Angie Han
We’ve seen promotional stills, character portraits, inspiration photos, and behind-the-scenes peeks from The Wolverine. We’ve heard all about the plot, the cameos, the timeline, and the themes. And so far, it all looks and sounds great. But a film doesn’t work unless what’s actually moving around on the screen does, and so far, we’ve yet to see a lick of footage from the James Mangold-directed film.
Fortunately, that’s all about to change. Mangold revealed today that the very first sneak peek will hit next week, followed a day later by the trailer. The timing fits perfectly with earlier rumors that the promo would be attached to G.I. Joe: Retaliation. Hit the jump for the details.
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We’ve seen just about every early marketing item for James Mangold‘s The Wolverine, except a trailer. By the time the first footage drops in another week or so (attached to G.I. Joe: Retaliation, we’re told) it will be among the most anticipated trailer releases of the year. In other words, get ready for a few commercials for the trailer.
Before that happens, we’ve got a few new images to complement the recent set of character portraits and inspirations posted by Mangold. At least one is going to make fans happy, as it shows Logan (Hugh Jackman) in street duds, but with his claws out and stained red with blood. Read More »
Posted on Thursday, March 14th, 2013 by Angie Han
We’ve yet to see any actual footage from The Wolverine, but thanks to James Mangold‘s Twitter account we’ve gotten plenty of other material about the film. Over the past few months, the director has posted stills and set photos, revealed his inspirations, and taken us into the editing bay.
Today, he’s sharing black and white portraits of the film’s three leads (Hugh Jackman, Rila Fukushima, and Tao Okamoto), taken on the last day of production. Check them out after the jump. Read More »
Everything we’ve heard about The Wolverine has sold it as a very unique superhero movie. Star Hugh Jackman and director James Mangold have repeatedly explained how, though this is an X-Men movie, it’s much more character-based and emotional than most films derived from comic books. The foreign setting and international cast also lends a feel that is different from the average tentpole. Whether or not their ambitions have come to fruition probably won’t be revealed until The Wolverine is released on July 26. (Or maybe sooner when we finally get a trailer.)
Mangold bolstered these statements over the weekend when he took to Twitter to post ten images from films that influenced his style and storytelling on The Wolverine. Can you pick out what they are? Read More »
Posted on Sunday, February 24th, 2013 by Angie Han
Like many of us, director James Mangold has a habit of tweeting and Instagramming throughout his day. But where our pages might consist of cat photos and foodie shots (or, okay, my page), Mangold’s is a little more exciting as he gets to show us the making of The Wolverine. His latest photo from the set shows star Hugh Jackman chopping wood, or at least pretending to chop wood, on the film’s Japanese set. Check it out after the jump.
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It’s about a month before we’ll see the first footage from James Mangold‘s The Wolverine, which once again shoves adamantium claws through the back of Hugh Jackman‘s hands. Less than a day ago, Mangold tweeted a view into the film’s editing suite that gave up a small look at a still we hadn’t seen. Today we’ve got a new image showing Logan as we like to see him: pissed off.
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Posted on Monday, January 28th, 2013 by Angie Han
Over a decade after it kicked into gear with X-Men and Spider-Man, the superhero movie trend shows no signs of flagging. Costumed heroes will keep going strong in 2013 with several more high-profile releases, including Man of Steel, Kick-Ass 2, The Wolverine, and Thor: The Dark World. While we’ve haven’t seen trailers for most of them so far (Man of Steel excepted) the latest issue of Empire Magazine offers a little taste of each movie with some new images.
Check them out after the jump.
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We’re still waiting for a trailer for James Mangold‘s The Wolverine, which brings Hugh Jackman back to his signature role as the rapid-healing mutant augmented with unbreakable razor-sharp claws. You’d think that guy would be impossible to defeat, but X-Men Origins: Wolverine nearly managed the trick.
This film basically ignores Origins, and takes its biggest cues from the early ’80s Wolverine mini-series by Chris Claremont and Frank Miller that helped define the character in the first place. That story sees Wolverine fighting for his honor and humanity in Japan, but we still don’t know many specifics about what screenwriter Christopher McQuarrie retained, and what was changed. Now James Mangold has given an interview where he suggests a few things about his film, and explains why it takes place some time after X-Men: The Last Stand. Read More »