Logan/Wolverine travels to Japan to train with a Samurai warrior in this new episode, the sixth outing for Jackman as this character, although he only had a cameo in X-Men: First Class.
Director James Mangold and his cast and crew are working out of Fox Studio Australia and will travel all around Sydney, including Kurnell, to get the settings they require. A few weeks of filming will also occur in Japan.
Media outlets around the world have run with the news that Jessica Biel and Will Yun Lee have both been cast as villains in the upcoming film . Biel as Viper and Lee as The Silver Samurai . and that Hiroyuki Sanada, Hal Yamanouchi, Tao Okamoto, Rila Fukushima and Brian Tee are also in the cast.