David Thewlis has had to hang up his werewolfy wizard robes now that Harry Potter has come to an end, but it’s not the last we’ll see of him in major movies and he has joined the cast of Red 2, according to THR.
The actor will portray an information dealer known as The Frog. He acquired that nickname after poisoning the water supply at the Kremlin with an exotic Amazonian amphibian. Red stars Bruce Willis, Helen Mirren, John Malkovich, and Mary-Louise Parker are all ser to reprise their roles from the original movie, with new additions Catherine Zeta-Jones, Anthony Hopkins, and Byung-hun Lee rounding out the cast.
Dean Parisot is directing from a script by Red writers Jon Hoeber and Erich Hoeber.Shooting will begin later this autumn in Montreal.