Clip released ahead of full trailer for Hugh Jackman’s upcoming The Wolverine

MTV debuted the teaser for Hugh Jackman X-Men Origins: Wolverine, simply titled The Wolverine.
James Mangold directs the new film, which takes place after the events in X-Men: The Last Stand, and follows the 1982 comic book series Wolverine by Chris Claremont and Frank Miller.

The Wolverine takes place in modern day Japan, Wolverine is out of his depth in an unknown world as he faces his ultimate nemesis in a life-or-death battle that will leave him forever changed. The film hits theaters on July 26, 2013.

The full trailer will be revealed tomorrow. For now, check out the MTV sneak peek, below.

Check out some of the pre-release movie posters for The Wolverine, below.

The Wolverine (2013)

Alternate Titles

  • Wolverine: Samurai (Japan)
  • Wolverine 2 (working title)
  • Wolverine - L'immortale (Italy)

Release Dates: July 26,  2013 (USA),  


In modern day Japan, Wolverine is out of his depth in an unknown world as he faces his ultimate nemesis in a life-or-death battle that will leave him forever changed. Vulnerable for the first time and pushed to his physical and emotional limits, he confronts not only lethal samurai steel but also his inner struggle against his own immortality, emerging more powerful than we have ever seen him before.

Countries: USA,  

Genres: Action,  Based on Comic,  Adventure,  Fantasy,  Science Fiction,  

Studios: Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation,  

Production Companies: Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation,  Marvel Enterprises,  

Producers: Joseph M. Caracciolo Jr. (Executive Producer),  Hugh Jackman (Producer),  John Palermo (Producer),  Hutch Parker (Producer),  Lauren Shuler Donner (Producer),  

Directors: James Mangold,  Debbie Antoniou (Second Assistant Director),  Drew Bailey (First Assistant Director),  K.C. Colwell (First Assistant Director),  Betty Fotofili (Second Assistant Director),  Nerida Groth,  Hideaki Jimbo,  David Leitch,  Christine Luby,  Christopher Turner,  Greg Tynan,  

Cinematography: Ross Emery,  

Writers: Mark Bomback (Screenplay),  Chris Claremont (Original Graphic Novel),  Scott Frank,  James Mangold,  Christopher McQuarrie (Screenplay),  Frank Miller (Original Graphic Novel),  

Cast: Brian Tee as Noburo Mori,  Hal Yamanouchi as Yashida,  Hiroyuki Sanada as Shingen Yashida,  Hugh Jackman as James Logan a.k.a. Wolverine,  James Fraser,  Ken Yamamura as Young Yashida,  Luke Webb,  Rila Fukushima as Yukio,  Svetlana Khodchenkova as Viper,  Tao Okamoto as Mariko Yashida,  Will Yun Lee as Kenuichio Harada a.k.a. Silver Samurai,  

Editing: Michael McCusker,  

Art Direction: Ian Gracie (Supervising Art Director),  Rika Nakanishi,  Michael Turner,  

Production Design: François Audouy,  


  • There are many aspects of the Japanese story line from the 1982 Chris Claremont and Frank Miller Wolverine comic, partly because Hugh Jackman is a fan of that part of the original graphic novel.


Makeup: Sheldon Wade (Makeup Artist),  Nicole La Praik (Additional Makeup Artist),  Micheala Macrae (Additional Makeup Artist),  Debbie Muller (Additional Makeup Artist),  Nick Nicolaou,  

Production Management: Anne Bruning (Unit Production Manager),  Aaron Downing,  Motoki Ishida (Unit Production Manager),  Nadia Paine (Production Supervisor),  

Casting: Yôko Narahashi (Casting Director),  

Costume and Wardrobe: Isis Mussenden (Costume Designer),  

Music: Marco Beltrami (Original Music),  Ted Caplan (Music Editor),  

Sound: Blake Collins (Foley Mixer),  John T. Cucci (Foley Artist),  Dan O'Connell (Foley Artist),  Guntis Sics (Sound Recordist),  

Special Effects: Justin Brown (Special Effects Technician),  Eric Cotton (Special Effects Technician),  Bernard Golenko (Senior Special Effects Technician),  

Visual Effects and Animation: Albrecht Steinmetz (Visual Effects),  Weta Digital (Visual Effects),  Rising Sun Pictures (Matchmove Artist),  Bryan Godwin (Visual Effects Supervisor),  Shade VFX (Visual Effects),  

Stunts: Shea Adams (Stunt Performer),  Yoshinao Aonuma (Stunt Performer),  Jonathan Eusebio (Fight Coordinator),  Daniel Stevens (Stunt Double),  Jeremy Marinas (Stunt Performer),  

Camera and Electrical: Richard Bradshaw (Additional Camera Operator),  Paul Johnstone (Gaffer),  Calum McFarlane,