THE WOLVERINE VFX Breakdown: Nuclear Explosion & Claws; Plus Animatronic Bear

THE WOLVERINE VFX Breakdown: Nuclear Explosion & Claws; Plus Animatronic Bear

Come see a video detailing some of the visual effects that Rising Sun Pictures created for James Mangold's The Wolverine. Also, hit the jump to see a video and behind-the-scenes images of the animatronic bear that Make-Up Effects Group created.

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Rising Sun Pictures - created more than 260 visual effects shots for The Wolverine. RSP helped to recreate the World War II atomic bomb attack on Nagasaki, Japan. It also produced digital environments for a number of sequences, including a scene set in a snow-covered Japanese village, and combat effects such as digital copies of Wolverine's iconic claws for use in numerous scenes involving challenging stunts.





Make-Up Effects Group - 12ft animatronic bear - featuring full head animatronics: 6 puppeteers on the facial radio controls, 3 puppeteers buried under the bear creating all the gross body movements.





Based on the celebrated comic book arc, this epic action-adventure takes Wolverine (Hugh Jackman), the most iconic character of the X-Men universe, to modern day Japan. Out of his depth in an unknown world he will face a host of unexpected and deadly opponents in a life-or-death battle that will leave him forever changed. Vulnerable for the first time and pushed to his physical and emotional limits, he confronts not only lethal samurai steel but also his inner struggle against his own immortality.


The Wolverine will be directed by James Mangold (Knight and Day), from a script written by Christopher McQuarrie.. The cast includes: Hugh Jackamn (Logan/Wolverine), Svetlana Khodchenkova (Viper), Hiroyuki Sanada (Shingen), Hal Yamanouchi (Yashida), Tao Okamoto (Mariko), Rila Fukushima (Yukio), Brian Tee (Norubo Mori), and Will Yun Lee (Kenuichio Harada/Silver Samurai). The film will claw into theaters July 26, 2013.
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