Reprising its role on The Wolverine, Rising Sun Pictures (RSP) has joined the team of director James Mangold for Logan, the third and final installment in 20th Century Fox/Marvel’s Wolverine saga.
Working under the supervision of VFX supervisor Chas Jarrett and co-producer Kurt Williams, RSP contributed some 230 shots to the dark, visceral tale with the work ranging from animating the title character’s trademark claws to producing finely-detailed matte paintings of locations in Mexico, Texas and elsewhere.
Logan is a move away film from other X-Men movies in tone and style. Set in 2029, the film reveals a declining population of X-Men and a weary Logan (Hugh Jackman) with diminishing powers. His attempt to hide from the world and provideshelter an aging Professor X, is foiled by the arrival of a young mutant.