It's learned Deadpool actor Ed Skrein has joined the cast of the Hellboy remake.
THR reports Ed Skrein will play¬†Major Ben Daimio, a rugged military member of the Bureau for Paranormal Research and Defense who, due to a supernatural encounter, can turn into a jaguar when angered or in pain.¬†
It's also stated Hellboy looks to film in September in the UK and Bulgaria.¬†
Ed Skrein joins the recent Hellboy casting of Sasha Lane as¬†Alice Monaghan¬†and¬†Milla Jovovich as the film's villain, the Blood Queen.
Also starring in¬†Hellboy¬†is David Harbour as the titular character and Ian McShane as Professor Broom.
The¬†Hellboy¬†script is being worked on by¬†Aron¬†Coleite from a¬†draft¬†by Andrew¬†Cosby, Christopher Golden and¬†Hellboy¬†creator Mike Mignola.
Hellboy: Rise of the Blood Queen¬†has a planned 2018 release.
Ed Skrein played Ajax in Deadpool and is also known for Game of Thrones, and the¬†Transporter: Refueled.