The Wolverine international poster has no shortage of blades

Hugh Jackman gets his katana on

The Wolverine has added another poster to the classy collection of one-sheets that have already been released.

In the new international poster, fittingly adorned with Japanese script (or at least we think that’s Japanese, correct us in the comments if it’s not), Wolverine ups his already considerable blade count by wielding a katana.

Holding the samurai sword in the classic ‘right down the middle of the face’ pose, Jackman looks as steely and intense as ever, and there’s a fair bit of blood slopping off the blade.

The monochrome colourings of the two sides of the poster offer an unsubtle but still very pretty hint at Logan’s man/beast duality, and the past that’ll inevitably come back to haunt him.

If there’s a bum note, it’s that his adamantium claws look a little on the photoshopped side. But, with Jackman’s lust/envy-inducing physique ripped to breaking point, it’s unlikely eyes will be lingering there for too long.

Check out the poster in full below:

The Wolverine opens in the UK on 26 July 2013.

How do you rate the new poster? Drop your thoughts below…


    • thedanieljson

      Apr 12th 2013, 16:44


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    • smellyhands

      Apr 12th 2013, 16:48

      "The Wolverine international poster has no shortage of blades." Its short 3.

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    • Ali1748

      Apr 12th 2013, 22:27

      Why do posters today look like botched photoshop jobs ?

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    • PabloDiablo

      Apr 13th 2013, 3:21

      Yes, it's Japanese. The kanji on the left means "death" and the kanji on the right means "life."

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    • dangoodfellow

      Apr 13th 2013, 8:02

      Ali1748, i'd say because they have designers using photoshop these days , compared to artists in ye olden days. photoshop is just a tool, and without the eye for composition, light , form etc. that an artist needs for a painting, terrible results can be the only outcome. ithink there should be mandatory anatomy classes for movie poster designers, to stop all that floating head, broken arm s*** we have to put up with these days. Mind you, some surealist artist is obviously employed to photoshop Nick Cage's hair .

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