Ex-Lost star joins Wolverine

Dominic MonaghanDominic Monaghan, who played Charlie on the hit TV series Lost, has signed on to play opposite Hugh Jackman in the upcoming X-Men Origins: Wolverine movie, according to Variety.com. The former Lord of the Rings hobbit will play a character called Barnell — a mystery man from Wolverine’s past — who can control energy and electricity. Also on board for the movie are Liev Schreiber (Sabretooth), Ryan Reynolds (Deadpool), Taylor Kitsch (Gambit) and Danny Huston (William Stryker). The film will be shot in New Zealand and Australia and has a release date of May 1, 2009.

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  1. Sean Mulcahy • February 22, 2008 @ 11:55 AM

    Ick! Not looking too good in that pic!

  2. Paul Fabry • February 22, 2008 @ 1:20 PM

    Awesome! Can’t wait for the movie to come out!

  3. Larva Man • February 22, 2008 @ 2:02 PM

    “Lost” should have been cancelled long ago.

  4. roflmao • February 22, 2008 @ 6:27 PM

    lost sux0r. 🙁

  5. Nancy • February 22, 2008 @ 6:46 PM

    Hey ppl!! I love LOST! 🙁

  6. Arnold • February 23, 2008 @ 9:30 AM

    Everything runs it’s course. Can’t expect every series to last as long as Gunsmoke.

  7. KoRn-FaN • February 23, 2008 @ 3:57 PM

    wow, a hobbit with super powerz lol can’t wait

  8. liam cheese • February 23, 2008 @ 4:41 PM

    i didn’t think he’ll leave the show to this

  9. Sloane • February 23, 2008 @ 10:53 PM

    Woo!! Deadpools in a movie!!!!
    Can’t wait! XD

  10. Anonymous • February 24, 2008 @ 5:12 PM

    deadpool and gambit?! my life is now complete!!!!

  11. foreveryourtributegirl • February 26, 2008 @ 6:23 AM

    He’s looking very Curious George in that picture.

  12. The Farting Cactus • February 26, 2008 @ 6:32 AM

    Looking forward to this. Reynolds always brings considerable grit to his action roles (“Malone,” “Sharkey’s Machine”).

  13. LP Quagmire • February 26, 2008 @ 11:10 AM

    “Best Friends” is one of my all-time favourites.

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