Thor's Joseph Gatt Joins The Cast Of Star Trek 2
With the Star Trek sequel reportedly set to begin filming later this week, there’s been yet another cast addition to the movie. British actor Joseph Gatt, whose face may be familiar to those who saw Thor, has joined the cast of J.J. Abrams’ 3D Star Trek sequel.
The Wrap confirmed the news, stating that Gatt, who played Frost Giant Grundroth in Thor, is set to play a role in the Star Trek sequel, however there are no further details on the part at present. This news follows last week’s update that (also British) actor Benedict Cumberbatch, star of the excellent U.K. TV series Sherlock was also joining the film, likely playing a villain. Despite reports that Cumberbatch will play a villain, the Wrap points out Collider’s recent interview with J.J. Abrams, which has the director possibly teasing otherwise, saying, “Who said he’s our villain?” in response to a question about the actor being cast in the part. The interview also says the film is set to begin shooting this Thursday.
Back to Gatt, in addition to Thor, the actor also appeared in an episode of NBC’s Chuck last year, and he’s done voice-work for video games Star Wars: The Old Republic and Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots. He was also credited for a role in the David E. Kelley Wonder Woman pilot, which was passed over by NBC.
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