Ridley Scott finds his Robin the Lionheart.

Danny Huston has joined the cast of Ridley Scott’s currently untitled Robin Hood feature


Huston, who most recently played William Stryker in X-Men Origins: Wolverine, will be playing the key role of King Richard – also known as Richard the Lionheart.


Huston joins Russell Crowe as Robin Hood, Cate Blanchett as Maid Marion and Mark Strong as Sir Godfrey.


The project is currently shooting on location in the UK, with Scott directing from a script by Ethan Reiff, Cyrus Voris and Brian Helgeland.