The Wolverine director has tweeted a set photo of going toe-to-toe (or should that be blade-to-blade) with . Sanada plays Shingen Yashida, who in the comics is the father of Wolverine's nemesis and slicer of limbs, Silver Samurai.
Check the out the photo to see the two of them lock blades and Wolverine sucking in his gut:
Hiro Sanada and HJ rehearse clash of claws and blades. Hiro is a truly great actor, martial artist and friend. twitter.com/mang0ld/status…— James Mangold (@mang0ld) May 15, 2013
The Wolverine lands in theaters July 26th.