Update From The Japan Set Of THE WOLVERINE

Hit the jump to see some new set pictures with Hugh Jackman in costume, and also check out a humorous list of Japanese phrases that was passed out to the crew to help them communicate better.

Model turned actress, Rila Fu-kushima, has posted a part of a document that was handed out to the crew of The Wolverine. It's a collection of useful Japanese phrases on the left, with an easy, and sometimes humorous version of how to pronounce the phrases on the right.



As for filming for the past few days, Hugh Jackman and extras were seen wearing winter attire. Certainly wouldn't want to be Hugh for the past few days with that flannel shirt on and having the temperature spiking over eighty degrees.



雪ちゃんが送ってくれた、休憩中のヒューの背中♡... on Twitpic
For the past several days they've been filming in Tomonoura. A port in Ichichi ward of Fukuyama, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan, which is doubling as Nagasaki in the film. The area is known for it's gorgeous scenery and numerous historical temples and shrines.

Some of the scenes being filmed involved Hugh Jackman holding hands and walking with Tao Okamoto who plays Mariko Yashida. The other was of Hugh running through the streets chasing members of the Yakuza. The actors were seen adorning large black tattoos that are associate with that crime family. In the picture below if you zoom in you'll see that the bottom container in the trailer is labeled "Yazuka Shoes."

IMG_1093


During the Yakuza chase scene Hugh was dressed in his all black outfit, that he also wore during the funeral scene he filmed just last week. Perhaps his battle with the Yakuza will take place that same day in the film.




Also, a better picture of Rila with her new Yukio hairdo.


Director James Mangold tweeted a pic of his two female leads Tao Okamoto and Rila Fukushima.




The Wolverine will be directed by James Mangold (Knight and Day), from a script written by Christopher McQuarrie.. The cast includes: Hugh Jackamn (Logan/Wolverine), Svetlana Khodchenkova (Viper), Hiroyuki Sanada (Shingen), Hal Yamanouchi (Yashida), Tao Okamoto (Mariko), Rila Fukushima (Yukio), Brian Tee (Norubo Mori), and Will Yun Lee (Kenuichio Harada/Silver Samurai). The film will claw into theaters July 26, 2013.

X-MEN 2 Actor Brian Cox Defends Director Bryan Singer's On-Set Behaviour
Related:

X-MEN 2 Actor Brian Cox Defends Director Bryan Singer's On-Set Behaviour

X-Men In The MCU - Part 2: Sinister Implications - The First Trilogy
Recommended For You:

X-Men In The MCU - Part 2: "Sinister Implications" - The First Trilogy

DISCLAIMER: This post was submitted by a user who has agreed to our Terms of Service and Community Guidelines. As a user-generated content platform, Comic Book Movie and Best Little Sites LLC is protected under the DMCA... [MORE]
X-MEN 2 Actor Brian Cox Defends Director Bryan Singer's On-Set Behaviour
Not many X-Men cast members have had good things to say about director Bryan Singer, but Brian Cox (William Stryker) has now defended the disgraced filmmaker's on-set behaviour...
Marvel's WOLVERINE Will Be M-Rated, Semi-Open World, And May Launch Next Fall!
We thought we were going to have to wait until 2025 to get our claws on Insomniac's Wolverine video game, but a new report claims that the highly-anticipated title could be with us a lot sooner...
LOGAN Director James Mangold Officially In Talks To Helm SWAMP THING Movie
He teased his potential involvement on Twitter earlier today, and it's now been confirmed that Logan director James Mangold is in talks to helm Swamp Thing for DC Studios...
GAMBIT: Channing Tatum Says He Still Checks In With Marvel Studios Once In A While
It sounds like Channing Tatum, who was set to play Gambit in the now defunct X-Men spin-off, hasn't completely given up hope on the project seeing the light of day...
X-Men In The MCU - Part 2: Sinister Implications - The First Trilogy
A further look into my ideal version of the X-Men in the MCU. This time we delve into my approach of the first trilogy, the overall direction of the franchise, and some important character breakdowns.

The Best Little Sites Network (BLS)

Action Movie and TV News - AnimeMojo.com
Anime News, Trailers & More - AnimeMojo.com
Superhero News, Videos, Rumors & More - ComicBookMovie.com
Horror News - FearHQ.com
Video Game News, Reviews, Trailers & More - GameFragger.com
Sci-Fi and Fantasy News, Videos, Rumors & More - SFFGazette.com
Cartoon and Animated Film News, Videos, Rumors & More - Toonado.com
Professional Wrestling News, Videos, Rumors & More - TheRingReport.com