It has emerged that Hiro voice actor, Togo Igawa, would have appeared in The Wolverine film.
The Japanese born cast member based in the UK, was considered to play a part in the latest X-Men spin-off.
According to IMDB and several other websites, Togo Igawa was considered for the role of Shingen.
Hiroyuki Sanada eventually took on the role of the crime figure, whom Igawa had starred with in Edward Zwick's The Last Samurai.
The Wolverine is now showing in cinemas worldwide and will hit more countries later in August.