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The WolverineIt's been more than a month since we last heard any word on "The Wolverine," the follow-up to "X-Men Origins: Wolverine" that's currently in search of a director. According to a new report, the search for a filmmaker continues, but has been narrowed down to eight names.

According to Variety, the list of potential directors includes Jose Padilha ("Elite Squad"), Doug Liman ("The Bourne Identity "), Antoine Fuqua ("Training Day"), Mark Romanek ("One Hour Photo"), Justin Lin ("Fast Five"), Gavin O’Connor ("Miracle"), James Mangold ("3:10 to Yuma"), and commercial director Gary Shore (who directed the short film "Wolverine Vs. The Hand").

The mix of big-budget filmmakers like Lin and largely unknown directors like Shore and Padilha (who was recently attached to a "Robocop" remake) would seem to indicate that the studio is casting a wide net for the project. Read More...

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