Sunday 22 April 2018

Withnail is taking on Wolverine as Richard E Grant joins cast as 'mad scientist'

Actor Richard E Grant
Actor Richard E Grant
Hugh Jackman in Wolverine. Knives? What knives?
Aoife Kelly

Aoife Kelly

Withnail takes on Wolverine in the next instalment in the superhero series.

Richard E Grant has just been cast as a 'mad scientist' in Wolverine 3, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

He'll join Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, and Boyd Holbrook who will play a fellow villain.

The film, directed by James Mangold, is due to start shooting next month and will arrive on the big screen in March 2017.

Grant has most recently been seen in Jekyll & Hyde but is most famous for his role in cult 1987 film Withnail and I.

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