has recruited Alan Doyle
(lead singer of Great Big Sea), Kevin Durand
(“Lost”, The Blob in the upcoming “X-Men Origins: Wolverine”) and Scott Grimes
(“ER”) to play three of Robin Hood
‘s Merry Men in the now untitled Hood pic that stars Russell Crowe
Crowe toplines the movie, which is a retelling of the origins of the key characters of the Robin Hood legend. Cate Blanchett
is on board as Maid Marian.
Grimes would play Will Scarlett, a skilled swordsman and Hood’s nephew, Durand is Little John, Hood’s right-hand man and Doyle is Alan a Dayle, who in lore was a roving minstrel and needed help when his love was being forced to marry another man.
Robin Hood is scheduled to begin filming in the UK next month.