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Wednesday February 20, 2008 2:56 pm

Cast Additions for Wolverine

UPDATE:  Two more names have since been added to the bottom of the list.

Wolverine, Hugh JackmanBack in October, we reported that a spinoff of the X-Men series was in the works.  The prequel, , would explore the beginnings of Hugh Jackman’s storyline 17 years before the first movie took place.

Now four months later, we are getting a picture of how the rest of the cast is filling out.  It was originally rumored that would be playing a younger version of William Stryker (the role Brian Cox filled in X2).  That role actually belongs to (30 Days of Night).  But Schreiber will still have a presence in the film; he is now set to star as Victor Creed (a.k.a Sabretooth).

Here’s a list of the actors currently joining slated to join Jackman:

  • Lynn Collins (The Number 23):  Kayla Silverfox
  • Danny Huston (The Kingdom): William Stryker
  • Taylor Kitsch (Friday Night Lights) Gambit
  • Ryan Reynolds (Definitely, Maybe): Deadpool
  • Liev Schrieber (The Painted Veil)  : Victor Creed/Sabretooth
  • will.i.am (Black Eyed Peas singer):  Wraith
  • Dominic Monaghan (Lost):  Barnell
  • Daniel Henney (My Name Is Kim Sam-soon):  Agent Zero

The film is still scheduled for a May 1, 2009 release.

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