FIRST LOOK: Female Villain Viper Spotted on the Set of THE WOLVERINE
Published: October 10, 2012 - 10:56am
Directed by James Mangold and featuring Hugh Jackman reprising the popular character on film for the sixth time, The Wolverine takes the feral mutant's story overseas in an adaptation of Chris Claremont and Frank Miller's popular comic book arc.
Based on the celebrated comic book arc, The Wolverine finds Logan, the eternal warrior and outsider, in Japan. There, samurai steel will clash with adamantium claw as Logan confronts a mysterious figure from his past in an epic battle that will leave him forever changed.
New images taken on the set of the upcoming film offer a good first look at Russian actress/model Svetlana Khodchenkova as one of its villains, Viper, who in comic book canon also goes by the name Madame Hydra:
Currently filming in Australia and Japan, The Wolverine is directed by James Mangold (3:10 to Yuma) off a screenplay by Christopher McQuarrie and Mark Bomback. The film stars Hugh Jackman, Will Yun Lee, Hiroyuki Sanada, Hal Yamanouchi, Tao Okamoto, Rila Fukushima, Brian Tee, and Svetlana Khodchenkova. 20th Century Fox has scheduled it to hit theaters on July 26th, 2013.