In October, we reported that young actor Kodi Smit-McPhee had landed the role of Young Logan in 20th Century Fox’s X-Men Origins: Wolverine. Because of the change in shooting dates for “Wolverine,” however, it looks like Smit-McPhee had to start shooting The Road (a thriller with Viggo Mortensen and Charlize Theron) and the production has instead cast 13-year-old Perth resident Troye Mellet in the part. You can read more on this casting change here.
In related news, Ain’t It Cool News has posted a new set report along with photos. We’re not going to reveal what is talked about and shown there, so link through at your own risk.
X-Men Origins: Wolverine opens in theaters on May 1, 2009.