With production set to begin next month on the film, British actor Richard E. Grant (Jekyll & Hyde) has joined the cast of James Mangold’s upcoming sequel to The Wolverine. Details regarding his role are being kept under wraps at the moment but THR is reporting that he will play “a villainous mad scientist type”.
Grant will join Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart and Boyd Holbrook in the upcoming third installment of the franchise which is currently set to hit theaters on March 3, 2017. The film will be directed by James Mangold and produced by Lauren Shuler Donner and Hutch Parker. Sound off with your thoughts on this addition to the film’s cast in the comments section below.