James Marsden and Rosario Dawson have signed on to the animated comedy HENCHMEN. They are set to be joined by Thomas Middleditch, Alfred Molina, Nathan Fillion, Jane Krakowski, Rob Riggle, Craig Robinson and Will Sasso. The story follows a hapless janitor in Supervillain City’s Bad Guy Museum that accidentally ends up in a dangerous mechanized suit. The easygoing, nonconfrontational head of the henchmen’s Union of Evil has to become a hero in order to save the janitor, and the city. Adam Wood is set to direct, based on his short tim Henchmen: Ill Suited. Dennis McNicholas has written the screenplay.
Marsden is known for his role as Cyclops in the X-Men film series, and was recently seen opposite Jack Black in The D Train. He will be seen in the upcoming HBO series Westworld.
Known for her roles in Rent and Sin City, Dawson was recently seen on the Netflix series Daredevil and is set to star in the upcoming Kevin Smith film Clerks III.
Lou Chase | Staff Writer