Thomas Kretschmann, who can currently be seen in Stalingrad and plays Baron Wolfgang von Strucker in the upcoming Avengers: Age of Ultron, will play a villain in Fox's "Hitman" video game adaptation Agent 47.
He joins a cast that includes Rupert Friend, Zachary Quinto and Hannah Ware.
Kretschmann will play Le Clerq, the chairman of an organization called Syndicate International, which is set on creating an army of unstoppable agent.
Aleksander Bach is currently directing the film in Berlin. Alex Young, Chuck Gordon and Adrian Askarieh are producing, and Daniel Alter is executive producing.