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The Wolverine (2013): Silver Samurai, Shingen, Yashida, Mariko, Yukio Get Cast

Posted By: Matt McGloin
Tue, 07/10/2012 - 12:38

[[wysiwyg_imageupload:2179:]]Things are getting underway with Hugh Jackman's The Wolverine movie with five six new additions to the cast — including the Silver Samurai!

Will Yun Lee will play Kenuichio Harada aka the Silver Samurai! Yun Lee has roles in the upcoming Total Recall reboot as well as the Red Dawn remake, had a voice role in the Amazing Spider-Man video game and a part on the new Hawaii Five-0 series as Sang Min.

Also announced for The Wolverine were the additional roles of Hiroyuki Sanada (Lost, The Last Samurai) as Shingen; Hal Yamanouchi as Yashida, Tao Okamoto as Mariko, and Rila Fukushima as Yukio.

Updated: Brian Tee has also been announced to play the role of Noburo Mori, a corrupt minister of justice who is to marry Mariko, the daughter of a Yakuza crime lord who falls in love with Logan.

(Via ComingSoon)

The Wolverine has a July 26th, 2013 release date, is being directed by James Mangold, stars Hugh Jackman, with Christopher McQuarrie and Mark Bomback on a script adapted from Frank Miller and Christopher Claremont's comic arc from 1982.