Characters Harada, Shingen, Yashida, Mariko, Yukio Cast in The Wolverine. The main Japanese characters of The Wolverine (2013) are Kenuichio Harada / Silver Samurai, Shingen, Yashida, Mariko, and Yukio. Will Yun Lee will play Kenuichio Harada / Silver Samurai, Hiroyuki Sanada will play Shingen, Hal Yamanouchi will play Yashida, Tao Okamoto will play Mariko, and Rila Fukushima will play Yukio. The Wolverine is being directed by James Mangold.
A Will Yun Lee, Hal Yamanouchi, Tao Okamoto, Rila Fukushima photo:
Will Yun Lee Hal Yamanouchi Tao Okamoto Rila Fukushima
On the setting of The Wolverine:
while much of the stage work will take place in Australia, a chunk of the shoot is scheduled to happen on locations around Japan.
The Wolverine is slated to go in front of cameras this August.
On the storyline of The Wolverine:
The one nugget of a storyline the studio has released is that the film is inspired by the celebrated Marvel comic book arc by Chris Claremont & Frank Miller and that The Wolverine finds Logan, the eternal warrior and outsider, in Japan. There, samurai steel clashes with adamantium claws as Logan confronts a mysterious figure from his past in an epic battle that will leave him forever changed.
Who is producing The Wolverine:
“X-Men” mainstay Lauren Shuler Donner will produce with Hugh Jackman, John Palermo and Hutch Parker.
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