Marvel.com has announced that Martin Freeman will be joining the cast of Captain America: Civil War. There is no word yet on exactly what role he will be playing. Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige said in the announcement:
“From his roles as Bilbo Baggins and Doctor Watson to Tim in ‘The Office,’ Martin’s range from the dramatic to the comedic has consistently impressed us. We couldn’t be more honored or excited to have such a talented actor join the Marvel Cinematic Universe.”
Directed by Joe and Anthony Russo, “Captain America: Civil War” is scheduled for release on May 6, 2016.