Hugh Jackman, Liev Schreiber, Ryan Reynolds, Taylor Kitsch, Will.i.am,
Danny Huston, Dominic Monaghan, Daniel Henney, Lynn Collins, Emma Frost
Origins: Wolverine is an upcoming superhero film based on the fictional
Marvel ComicsWolverine, due for release on May 1, 2009. The film is
directed by Gavin Hood and stars Hugh Jackman as the title character.
It is a prequel to the X-Men film trilogy, focusing on the mutant
Wolverine and his time with Team X, before Wolverine's skeleton was
bonded with the indestructible metal adamantium. The film was mostly
shot in Australia and New Zealand.
Hugh Jackman reprises the role that made him a superstar – as
the fierce fighting machine who possesses amazing healing powers,
retractable claws and a primal fury. Leading up to the events of X-Men,
X-Men Origins: Wolverine tells the story of Wolverine’s
epically violent and romantic past, his complex relationship with
Victor Creed, and the ominous Weapon X program. Along the way,
Wolverine encounters many mutants, both familiar and new, including
surprise appearances by several legends of the X-Men universe whose
appearances in the film series have long been anticipated.