Hugh Jackman's The Wolverine heads to Vancouver

Wolverine 2 - AKA The Wolverine - will begin shooting in Vancouver later this year, according to a report from the Vancouver Sun .

Hugh Jackman will be getting his claws out once more, in a cast that also includes Kelly Hu (Lady Deathstrike), Ken Watanabe (Wilson Jones Jong) and Naturi Naughton (Cecilia Reyes).

The plot sees Wolverine travel to Japan to train with a samurai warrior, so expect to see an Asian theme at the Canadian Motion Picture Park in Burnaby where the production will be housed.

Filming takes place between 11 November 2011 and 1 March 2012 and The Wolverine will open summer 2012.

Top Wikipedia fact: The Wolverine , AKA Gulo gulo (Gulo being Latin for glutton), is also called the carcajou, quickhatch, gulon or skunk bear.