Joshua L. Larsen of Red Giant Productions Announces ‘Weapon X’ is in Pre-production

Weapon X, a film about the origins of how James Howlett became known as Logan, and then Wolverine has begun pre-production.

Provo, Utah – Fans of the X-Men and Wolverine will be excited about the pre-production plans for Weapon X, a film about James Howlett, who became known as Logan, and later became Wolverine.

The new film is in pre-production, according to producer and director Joshua L. Larsen who asks interested actors and crew to make themselves known through the film’s Facebook page at

“It is a story of how James Howlett became known as Logan, then Weapon X and finally Wolverine and part of the X-men. We will make this short and use it to raise money to create a series. We will start casting in Salt Lake and Utah Counties. They can join the Red Giant Production group on Facebook to learn more and be kept up to date on the film. I will post locations and times there. They can send me their headshot and resume to along with a demo reel link,” said Joshua L. Larsen, producer and director.

Fans are also welcome to follow the progress of the film on the Facebook page, which will be updated to keep them informed as the production gets underway.

Larsen is an award-winning filmmaker, and has already been in some major films and television programs, beginning with “Border Run” (“The Mule”) staring Sharon Stone, released in 2012. He then went on to perform in other top films, such as “After Earth” with Will Smith, and “Jersey Boys” a story about the musical group The Four Seasons starring Christopher Walken and directed by Clint Eastwood.

Larsen has also appeared in “The Mistle-Tones” an ABC Family television movie, as well as the web-television show “Proper Manors.”

Larsen was born in Utah, but spent 15 years of his youth in California. He majored in International Business at Utah Valley University with a minor in Theater Arts where he began his acting career in the play “Noises Off.”

His listing on IMDb provides the details of Larsen’s rapidly growing career at

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