'Friday Night Lights' Star Lands 'Wolverine' Role
Also joining the Marvel adaptation are Danny Huston, Lynn Collins and the previously reported
Gavin Hood ("Rendition") is directing
Echoing a slew of online reports, Variety says that Kitsch (Tim Riggins on NBC's "Friday Night Lights") will play Gambit, a bo-wielding Cajun with the ability to manipulate kinetic energy and an on-and-off romance with Rogue.
Reynolds ("Definitely Maybe") will play Deadpool, an assassin and self-healer. It's expected to only be a cameo, but if the character proves popular, he could be the centerpiece for a future film.
Schreiber is attached as Victor Creed, who doubles as Wolverine's nemesis Sabretooth, with Danny Huston as William Stryker, the mutant-hater played by