New Posters For 'The Wolverine' Show A Jacked Jackman − But Little Artistic Spark
Some new posters and images from The Wolverine have hit the web. If only they were as stunning as the original black-and-white Japanese brush style teaser that BLT Communications designed. (I've included it as the last poster below.) The new one-sheets are designed to appeal to ab lovers more than art lovers and feature images of a shirtless Hugh Jackman and his adamantium claws. Hoo-ah! As Al Pacino might say.
EW.com has also posted a gallery of exclusive stills from the movie, which is set in Japan. The first features Jackman and actress Tao Okamoto as Mariko, who Wolverine is protecting from the Yakuza. Next up, looking a bit like Poison Ivy is Svetlana Khodchenkova as Viper, a super villain who likes to work with toxins and is immune to them. The third image features Rila Fukushima as the formidable Yukio.
Jackman told EW.com that Wolverine's inability to die is a theme that resounds throughout the film.
"He realizes everyone he loves dies, and his whole life is full of pain,'' says Jackman. ''So it's better that he just escapes. He can't die really. He just wants to get away from everything.''
You can check out the rest of EW's exclusive shots here.
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