Richard E. Grant has signed on to WOLVERINE 3 in a role that is being described as a villainous mad scientist-type. The Jekyll & Hyde actor joins Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart and Boyd Holbrook for the third installment of the X-Men spin-off.
Full details about the movie’s plot have yet to be released but James Mangold is set to direct the script by Michael Green, who is also co-writing the untitled Blade Runner sequel. Lauren Shuler Donner and Hutch Parker will serve as producers. The movie is set for March 3, 2017 release date.
Grant’s most recent film credits include Queen & Country and Dom Hemingway starring Jude Law. His TV credits include Downton Abbey, Doctor Who, Girls, and Tim Kring’s USA drama Dig.
He is repped by Artist Rights Group and Special Artists Agency.
Dino-Ray Ramos | Staff Writer