September 24, 2012 at 04:15 PM EDT

We’ve seen the shots of Hugh Jackman scraggly and bundled up on the set of The Wolverine, now comes the photo we’ve been waiting for — the first official image in which the claws are out. See it below.

He’s ripped alright, but maybe not as bulked up as before? Coming off filming Les Miserables, perhaps Jackman opted for less Dwayne Johnson in Faster and more Sylvester Stallone in Rocky III (when Apollo made him lean and mean to defeat Clubber Lang).

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