Hugo Weaving to pursue ‘Wolfman’

Actor will play detective in Johnston remake

Hugo Weaving will join Benicio Del Toro and Emily Blunt in Universal’s upcoming redo of “The Wolfman.”

Weaving, best known for his appearances in “The Matrix” movies, will play Det. Aberline. Del Toro will play the hirsute title character and Anthony Hopkins his dad. Blunt has been cast as the female lead in the project, which Joe Johnston will direct.

Lensing begins next month in London.

David Self did a rewrite of Andrew Kevin Walker’s script. Pic’s produced by Scott Stuber, Mary Parent, Sean Daniel and Rick Yorn.

Remake is slated for a Feb. 13 release.

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