The claws come out in The Wolverine's arty 1st teaser poster

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Dec 17, 2012

Promotion for The Wolverine is moving full speed ahead. 20th Century Fox has released a teaser poster for the summer blockbuster that shows the hero striking a familiar pose, while brooding in the shadows. Typical Wolverine!

Next year, Hugh Jackman returns as the clawed superhero set for a Japanese adventure. We can expect a lot more than Wolverine battling the Silver Samurai. The character undergoes a personality change. He's returning to his roots.

During a recent Q&A, director James Mangold said we should brace ourselves for Wolverine's signature rage. He did a lot of research to figure out how to use his anger to set up the story. He revealed that the film The Outlaw Josey Wales was his source of inspiration.

What better way to set up Wolvie's dark turn than this shady poster? You can check out Jackman and Mangold's Wolverine Q&A on below.

The Wolverine opens in theaters July 26.

(via The Wolverine Movie)