Filming for the X-Man’s origin sequel is underway in Australia, with Les Miserables actor Hugh Jackman reprising his role in a scene including bars, beers, and a bear!

The Wolverine is a direct sequel to 2009’s X-Men Origins: Wolverine, thought to be based on Frank Miller’s “Wolverine” comic series which sees the hero in Japan (the post-credits scene at the end of The Wolverine‘s predecessor shows Logan drinking in a Japanese bar). Oddly, however, Australia was instead doubling for a snowy town in Canada. The scene in question seems to be one particular portion of the comics in which Wolverine tracks down a beer-drinking hunter to a local bar, after suspecting a bear has been poisoned.

Check out the full set of photos below, courtesy of CBM.

[scrollGallery id=756 start=5 autoScroll=false thumbsdown=true]

Also starring Svetlana Khodchenkova and Will Yun Lee, The Wolverine is scheduled for release next year.

How do you think this sequel will compare to the universally panned origin story?

The News
The Podcasts

Hype is our flagship podcast talking all things fandom

Episode # 154 – Parting is such sweet sorrow…

It’s our post San Diego Comic-Con extravaganza and Marama and Pam are back on Hype Podcast this week to break down all of the biggest news we learned from SDCC!

July 26, 2017
The Reviews