Originally Posted by Alexei Belyakov
I'm hoping Mangold did with The Wolverine what Spielberg did with A.I. - he shot Kubrick's script word for word.
Well, it doesn't sound like it given the info you provided on the differences between what we know now and what you say was in the Aronofsky version.
I'm beginning to wonder if unfavourable studio reaction to the hard R nature of that early draft was part of the reason Aronofsky left.