Hugo Weaving has signed on to join Benicio Del Toro and Emily Blunt for Universal’s upcoming remake of the horror classic The Wolfman.
Variety reports Weaving will tackle the role of Det. Aberline. Del Toro has been cast as the title character with Anthony Hopkins set to portray his dad. Blunt will handle the female lead in the film – which is being directed by Joe Johnston.
Filming is set to being next month in London. David Self handled a re-write of Andrew Kevin Walker’s script for the film. The project is being produced by by Scott Stuber, Mary Parent, Sean Daniel and Rick Yorn.