- Wolverine (Hugh Jackman), the most famous hero of the X-Men saga, in a new, epic action adventure looks at contemporary Japan. In this completely unknown and incomprehensible world, he confronts his greatest nemesis. The fierce battle for life and death is forever ongoing. For the first time in his life he feels vulnerable, he finds himself on the very edge of his physical and mental abilities. Far from just fighting the deadly samurai sword, he also comes to terms with his own mortality. These internal and external struggles then become much stronger than they ever had been before.