Although never given an official start date, many expected Fox to begin production on Wolverine 2 sequel this fall. Deadline reports that the film’s start date could be pushed to spring 2012. Additionally, the sequel, whose screenplay is set mostly in Japan, may no longer be shot there:
But studio insiders tell us it’s hard finding just where to shoot in Japan these days because of weather-related considerations. Now the location might switch to Canada or become a combination of the two countries. But we’re also hearing that the start date will wait until after Jackman finishes making Les Miserables.