Stephen Merchant joins Hugh Jackman's 'Wolverine 3'

Updated on : Apr 28,2016   4:40 pm

London, April 28 (IANS) British actor-producer Stephen Merchant has joined the cast of Fox's "Wolverine 3", opposite actors Hugh Jackman and Patrick Stewart.

The film will start shooting in May, with James Mangold directing David James Kelly's script, reports variety.com.

Jackman has asserted that the third "Wolverine" film will be his final appearance as the character.

Boyd Holbrook came on board two weeks ago as the main villain in "Wolverine 3".

"The Wolverine" was the sixth film in the X-Men universe, followed by "X-Men: Days of Future Past", "Deadpool" and "X-Men: Apocalypse", which opens May 27.

"Wolverine 3" will be the 10th film in the franchise.

--IANS

ank/bg