Veteran British actor Richard E. Grant is reportedly joining the cast of Wolverine 3 in "villainous mad scientist" type role, according to the Hollywood Reporter. He joins Boyd Holbrook as Wolverine's main nemesis, Patrick Stewart as Professor X, and of course Hugh Jackman in what he claims will be his farewell performance as the titular character.
Directed by The Wolverine's James Mangold, the film will reportedly begin production in May. The last release date 20th Century Fox named for the film was March 3, 2017.
The plot of Wolverine 3 is still being kept secret by the studio.