The Hugh Jackman starring X-Men Origins: Wolverine, which serves as a prequel to the X-Men trilogy of films, has just wrapped their principal photography, which had been taking place in Australia and New Zealand. Our friends at were told by Marvel Entertainment's Kevin Feige that shooting has finishes in Australia, and there are only a few weeks left of filming on the second unit shots.

According to early reports, X-Men Origins: Wolverine will share a tone with the gritty 1970s style action-films, which will make it an odd pairing with the X-Men movies.

X-Men Origins: Wolverine explores Wolverine's early days, before joining the X-Men. The film will cover Logan's early life, and his involvement with the mysterious Weapon X program. The film stars Hugh Jackman, Liev Schreiber, Dominic Monaghan, Danny Huston, Ryan Reynolds, Taylor Kitsch,, Daniel Henney, Scott Adkins and Lynn Collins. X-Men Origins: Wolverine is due to arrive in theatres in 2009.