Wolverine Sequel Directors List Narrowed

Matt Reeves (“Let Me In,” “Cloverfield”) and Tony Scott (“Deja Vu,” “Top Gun”) have emerged as the two major contenders to helm the upcoming “Wolverine” sequel reports The Playlist.

The pair have emerged over other talent who were approached such as Kathryn Bigelow (“The Hurt Locker”), Timur Bekmambetov (“Wanted”) and Daniel Espinosa (“Snabba Cash”)

“Wolverine 2” will be based on a story by Frank Miller and Chris Claremont and is set primarily in Japan. Shooting was to begin in January but will probably be delayed.