RED 2 Adds David Thewlis September 20, 2012 Thewlis on board for sequel. David Thewlis (‘War Horse,’ ‘The Lady,’ ‘Harry Potter’) has become the latest addition to the cast of the Dean Parisot-directed action sequel ‘Red 2,’ according to THR. The British actor joins a cast that includes returning stars Bruce Willis, Helen Mirren and John Malkovich and newcomers Anthony Hopkins, Catherine Zeta-Jones, and Byun-Hun Lee. Thewlis will be playing “The Frog,” an information dealer who got his name by poisoning the water supply at the Kremlin using a poisonous Amazonian frog. Production is set to begin in the coming months in Montreal.