UPDATE: Will Yun Lee Cast As SILVER SAMURAI In THE WOLVERINE
Earlier on we heard that four Japanese actors had joined the production, now Variety report that the main bad guy - ruthless mutant Kenuichio Harada/Silver Samurai - has also been cast, and Korean star Will Yun Lee will wield the sword. Update: Another villain has been cast!..
According to Variety, Fox and James Mangold have found the villain for their upcoming Wolverine movie in the form of Will Yun Lee. The site report that - "details of the Harada character are being kept under wraps and production is scheduled to begin next month in Australia." - but of course we all know that "Harada" has to be Kenuichio Harada, better known as The Silver Samurai.
Lee has appeared in numerous movies and tv shows over the years, including the Witchblade tv movie and Elektra. He also has upcoming roles in Red Dawn and the Total Recall remakes.
UPDATE: THR report that Brian Tee (Grimm) has also joined the cast as Norubo Mori, "a corrupt minister of justice who is about to marry the daughter of a Yakuza crime lord".
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