By Matt O.
With production set to begin in April on Hugh Jackman's Final Wolverine Film, director James Mangold and his crew are currently deep in pre-production on the film and with every passing week we get more and more interesting casting news. The film is also confirmed to be Rated R with a script from David James Kelly rumored to be loosely based around the legendary Old Man Logan story-line.
First we got news a couple of weeks ago about the surprise casting of Narcos star Boyd Holbrook as the "lead/key" villain in the film opposite Jackman. Still no word yet on who Holbrook will be playing although it is said he will be an original character described as "a relentless, calculating and intense head of Security for a global enterprise.
Now we have news of two more actors added to the cast. First up is preeminent villain actor Richard E. Grant cast in another unknown role said to play "a villainous mad scientist type".
Next up is another British actor Stephen Merchant in of course another unknown role, no details have been released on the character he is playing. The actor is best known as co-creator of The Office and has appeared in films Run Fatboy Run & Shaun of the Dead.
So who does everyone think these guys are going to be playing? Let us know who you think and sound off in the comments below with your thoughts.
The Final Wolverine is set to hit theaters on March 3rd, 2017.