Monday, July 9, 2012

'The Wolverine' Casting News

Some casting information has come to light for James Mangold's 'The Wolverine.' Joining Hugh Jackman are Hiroyuki Sanada ("Lost," Rush Hour 3, The Last Samurai) who set to play Shingen; veteran actor Hal Yamanouchi (The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, Push, Sinbad of the Seven Seas) plays Yashida; and new discoveries Tao Okamoto and Rila Fukushima will star as Mariko and Yukio, respectively.

Also added is Will Yun Lee as Kenuichio Harada, the man who, in the comics, is otherwise known as the Silver Samurai.

The film is set for a July 26, 2013 release.