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.

More Film

  • Matt Damon Boston Marathon documentary

    Matt Damon-Christian Bale's Ford vs. Ferrari Movie Set for Summer 2019

    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, […]

  • Shia LaBeouf Toronto Film Festival

    Film News Roundup: Shia LaBeouf to Star in David Ayer's Thriller 'Tax Collector'

    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, […]

  • Benicio Del Toro Sicario 2

    'Sicario: Day of the Soldado' Reviews: What the Critics Are Saying

    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, […]

  • Silk movie

    Spider-Man's 'Silk,' a Korean-American Superhero, Gets Her Own Movie

    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, […]

  • Jason Blum Talks 'Get Out 2,'

    Jason Blum on 'Get Out 2' and Why He Couldn't Have Made 'A Quiet Place'

    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, […]

  • Diego Luna

    L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti to Address Latino Association Summit, Diego Luna to Be Honored

    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, […]

  • NewportFILM Unveils Summer Slate

    NewportFILM Unveils Summer Slate

    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, […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content