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First Look: Silver Samurai
Not a great look but it looks right
By Robert T. Trate
October 12, 2012
A new picture from The Wolverine has surfaced. Below you’ll get your first look at the Silver Samurai. The Silver Samurai is being portrayed by Will Yun Lee and he will be Wolverine’s (Hugh Jackman) nemesis in the picture. It is not the greatest photograph of the character, but it does show that the costume looks right.
In case you need a refresher or an education on who the Silver Samurai is, here is his bio from Marvel.com:
"Keniuchio Harada is the mutant son of the former Japanese crimelord Shingen Harada. As a youth, Harada mastered the attendant disciplines of the medieval samurai and sought employment as a warrior for hire. He first worked for the criminal Mandrill and clashed with the blind hero Daredevil. Harada then served the Viper, an agent of the terrorist organization Hydra, as her bodyguard. In that capacity, Harada battled opponents such as the costumed crimefighter Spider-Man, the martial arts master Shang-Chi, and the team of mutant trainee heroes the New Mutants.
Following his father’s death, Harada sought the leadership of Shingen’s Clan Yashida from his half-sister Mariko Yashida, but was opposed by the ronin Yukio and Mariko’s lover, the mutant adventurer Wolverine. Later, Harada worked with Wolverine to free American private investigator Jessica Drew from the influence of Black Blade of Muramasa, a sword mystically imbued with its creator’s madness. Wolverine himself fell under the sword’s spell, but managed to overcome his possession after which Harada took up the sword, finding himself worthy of its power (check the full story here)".
James Mangold’s sequel to X-Men Origins: Wolverine, The Wolverine will arrive in theaters July 26rd, 2013.
Thanks to darksoulja19 for the submission.