New images from Hugh Jackman’s The Wolverine

Fox has released new images from Hugh Jackman’s upcoming Wolverine in Japan story The Wolverine, directed by James Mangold and based on the Frank Miller limited Wolverine comic series.

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.

The Wolverine hits theaters on July 26, 2013. Check out the new images, below.

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