A new actor, a plot summary and release date have come down the wires this morning in regards to the WOLVERINE, says Variety. Up to this point, the release has been TBA 2008 leaving a lot of us wondering how they would wrap up shooting and post production so quickly. Not anymore, says the trade. The new release date is May 1, 2009.
Reportedly in talks to join the cast is thespian Liev Schreiber. The actor who starred in the Scream trilogy is set to play the role of Logan's nemesis William Stryker, originally played by Brian Cox in X2. Expect more actors to be joining shortly because the studio and producers have announced that more mutants will be appearing besides the Victor Creed character, the Creed character now being confirmed as well. Filming will be taking place in Australia by director Gavin Hood with producers Jackman, Lauren Shuler Donner and Ralph Winter.
Plot Concept: Centers on Wolverine's violent and romantic past, and his complex relationship with Victor Creed and the ominous Weapon X program, as well as his encounters with other mutants.
WOLVERINE hits theaters May 1, 2009.