It is official, the first trailer of "X-Men Origins: Wolverine" will be available in mid-December. Confirming the great news to IGN, the 20th Century Fox have revealed that they are setting the first real look into the "X-Men" spin-off to be seen in theaters on December 12, attached to "The Day the Earth Stood Still".
Coming out with the exciting announcement, a Fox spokesperson further commented, "We are so excited that fans will be experiencing it first on the big screen." The downside though while the trailer will be exclusively previewed on the big screen, it won't be making its rounds on the Internet or on television soon after.
A prequel to the "X-Men" trilogy, "X-Men Origins: Wolverine" puts its focus on chronicling the violent and romantic early life of the titular character. The story will include his participation on the Weapon X program and his complex relationship with Victor Creed.
Developed under the direction of "Rendition" helmer Gavin Hood, it is toplined by Hugh Jackman as Wolverine and sees Sabretooth and Deadpool coming to life through Liev Schreiber and Ryan Reynolds respectively. It will be opened in the U.S. on May 1, 2009.