The official trailer for the new Wolverine movie was released yesterday. First, it came as a teaser by Hugh Jackman on his Twitter:

so excited to finally be able to show you all a first look at #TheWolverine:!!!

And then about an hour later, Jackman followed up with another tweet revealing the full trailer:

and now the full trailer!!!

Based on the celebrated comic book arc, this epic action-adventure takes Wolverine (Hugh Jackman), the most iconic character of the X-Men universe, to modern day Japan. Out of his depth in an unknown world, he will face a host of unexpected and deadly opponents in a life-or-death battle that will leave him forever changed. Vulnerable for the first time and pushed to his physical and emotional limits, he confronts not only lethal samurai steel but also his inner struggle against his own immortality.

Directed by James Mangold with screenplay by Mark Bomback and Scott Frank, “The Wolverine” stars Hugh Jackman, Will Yun Lee, Svetlana Khodchenkova, Hiroyuki Sanada, Hal Yamanouchi, Tao Okamoto, Rila Fukushima, Brian Tee.

“The Wolverine” is set for nationwide release on July 26, 2013.

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Mae is a Washington, DC-based film critic, entertainment journalist and Weekend Editor at Heroic Hollywood. A member of the Washington, DC Area Film Critics Association (WAFCA), she's a geek who loves discussing movies and TV. She is also a voting member of the Black Reel Awards. If she's not at the movies, she's catching up on her superhero TV-watching, usually with a glass of wine in hand.

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