Hiro Sanada and HJ rehearse clash of claws and blades. Hiro is a truly great actor, martial artist and friend. twitter.com/mang0ld/status…— James Mangold (@mang0ld) May 15, 2013
As played by Hiroyuki Sanada, Shingen Yashida is a Japanese Yakuza crime boss who disgraces his family name by turning his clan into a criminal empire.
The Wolverine was released July 26th, 2013 and stars Hugh Jackman, Tao Okamoto, Rila Fukushima, Hiroyuki Sanada, Svetlana Khodchenkova, Brian Tee, Hal Yamanouchi, Will Yun Lee. The film is directed by James Mangold.