Will.i.am Lands 'X-Men' Role
Wed, 20 Feb 2008 16:59:08
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