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Ryan Reynolds joins ''Wolverine'' cast

”Friday Night Lights” star Taylor Kitsch and musician Will.i.am are also set to join the ”X-Men” prequel

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(FROM VARIETY) — Ryan Reynolds is the newest member of the X-Men Origins: Wolverine cast. Also joining the prequel are Friday Night Lights star Taylor Kitsch and hip-hop musician Will.i.am. The comic-book franchise film — due to start shooting this month in Australia, with Rendition director Gavin Hood behind the camera — will also feature Hugh Jackman (reprising the title role, which he played in the three previous X-Men movies), Liev Schreiber, Danny Huston, and Lynn Collins. (Variety)