Wolverine fans will have more of the Ol’ Canuklehead then ever before when The Wolverine: Unleashed Extended Cut drops on Dec. 3 on Blu-ray and DVD.
This edition of the film, which is also unrated, will feature an additional 40 MINUTES to the already 125 minutes theatrical run-time, making Wolvy’s sophomore solo outing just shy of 3 hours! This version is also packed with features not found on the standard Blu-ray and DVD editions such as an audio commentary by the film’s director, James Mangold.
Despite all these extra features, it remains to be seen which will be the better edition of the film. Extended editions are often stuffed with either cinematic gold or a bunch of detritus unfit to even be stuck to the bottom of someone’s shoe. Many people consider the extended cut of Kingdom of Heaven to be the definitive experience of the film yet most also consider the longer edition of Donnie Darko to be so horrendous that it ruins the film, so a longer run-time is by no means any seal of quality.
What will make or break The Wolverine: Unleashed Extended Cut is just what exactly they originally cut back in. If this extra content is some well paced character moments coupled with some longer and bloodier action sequences then we might have a real winner on our hands. On the flip side if all they have drawn out scenes of Hugh Jackman moping around and an even longer version of the already ridiculous and lengthy final confrontation then in addition to all those exclusive extra features they may want include a barf bag.
So what do you think folks, are you excited about this bigger, longer, and uncut Wolverine movie, or does the thought of it fill you with dread all the way to your adamantium laced skeleton? Let us know in the comments below!