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    Wed, 20 Feb 2008 16:59:08

    Will.i.am Lands 'X-Men' Role - As a mutant you've probably never heard of

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    • will.i.am - LAS VEGAS - SEPTEMBER 05:  Singer/actor Omarion Grandberry (L) and singer apl.de.ap of the Black Eyed Peas appear at a party hosted by will. i.am at the Wet Republic pool at the MGM Grand Hotel/Casino September 5, 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
    • will.i.am - LAS VEGAS - SEPTEMBER 05:  Singer/actor Omarion Grandberry (L) and singer apl.de.ap of the Black Eyed Peas appear at a party hosted by will. i.am at the Wet Republic pool at the MGM Grand Hotel/Casino September 5, 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
    • will.i.am - LAS VEGAS - SEPTEMBER 05:  Singer/actor Omarion Grandberry (L) and singer apl.de.ap of the Black Eyed Peas appear at a party hosted by will. i.am at the Wet Republic pool at the MGM Grand Hotel/Casino September 5, 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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    Will.i.am has joined the cast of X-Men Origins: Wolverine, a spinoff from the X-Men franchise featuring Hugh Jackman in the title role and supporting performances from Danny Huston (Stryker), Taylor Kitsch (Gambit), Liev Schreiber (Wolverine's main enemy, Sabretooth) Lynn Collins (Kayla Silverfox, Wolverine's love interest and a member of a covert ops team), and Ryan Reynolds (some mercenary guy). As for will.i.am's part, it's as Wraith, a mutant with the power to get all Invisible Man on us.

    Production started this month in New Zealand and will soon take place in Australia and New Orleans, all in time for a release date of May 1, 2009.

    —The ARTISTdirect Staff
    02.20.08



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