It's a big week for Marvel marketing, what with the promotional campaigns for Iron Man 3 and The Wolverine seeing a lot of action. The big difference is that the Wolvie campaign appears geared to the ADD crowd. more »
The trailer for The Wolverine doesn't hit until Wednesday, but director James Mangold has released a six-second tweaser trailer via his Twitter account that crams a lot into its extremely brief run time, including plenty toothy grimacing from Hugh Jackman and a glimpse of the adamantium-clawed antihero's unrequited love Jean Grey (Famke Janssen), who died in X2, was reborn as the Phoenix and was willingly killed by Wolverine at the end of X-Men: The Last Stand. more »
James Mangold was just as apprehensive as the rest of you when the idea of a Wolverine movie fell into his lap -- so much so that he spoke with predecessor Darren Aronofsky, who was originally set to direct, before taking on the project. So what enticed him to take the helm on the Hugh Jackman-starring X-Men spin-off, anyways? And how exactly will it evoke such American classics as Chinatown and Clint Eastwood's The Outlaw Josey Wales?