The Office co-creator Stephen Merchant has joined the cast of Wolverine 3, the final movie in which Hugh Jackman will star as Wolverine.
The British comedian, known for his work with Ricky Gervais, is the latest name to join the cast of the X-Men spin off, reported Deadline.
Few details about Merchant’s role have been released. Richard E Grant has also signed up to play a “villainous mad-scientist type” in the new instalment.
Narcos star Boyd Holbrook, 34, will also portray a bad guy, while franchise regular Patrick Stewart will return as X-Men leader Professor X.
Wolverine 3 is expected to be Hugh Jackman’s last outing as the character, a role he has played since 2000.
The film, directed by James Mangold, is scheduled to be released in cinemas in March next year.
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