Hopkins Confirmed for The Wolfman

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It’s been rumored for a while, but now Sir Anthony Hopkins has confirmed that he will star opposite Benicio Del Toro in Universal’s The Wolfman, scheduled for a February 13, 2009 release.

“I’m going to do ‘The Wolfman’ with Benicio Del Toro,” Hopkins told MTV during an interview for his upcoming movie, Slipstream.

Hopkins will play Sir John Talbot, father to Del Toro’s Lawrence Talbot, the character who becomes afflicted with the werewolf curse. Mark Romanek directs from a script by Andrew Kevin Walker.