The Washington Times-Herald

July 25, 2013

Movie preview: “The Wolverine”


Rated: PG-13 for sequences of intense sci-fi action and violence, some sexuality and language.

Running time:  2 hr 9 min

Cast: Hugh Jackman, Will Yun Lee, Hiroyuki Sanada, Brian Tee, Famke Janssen

Plot: Hugh Jackman returns as Wolverine in this sequel to the X-Men member’s first solo outing. The script, which takes its inspiration from the Chris Claremont/Frank Miller Marvel miniseries from the 1980s, deals with the character’s adventures in Japan as he fights ninjas in the ceremonial garb of the samurai.