Marvel Studios has announced that acclaimed actor Martin Freeman has joined the cast of Marvel’s “Captain America: Civil War”, who will make his debut in this movie.
“From his roles as Bilbo Baggins and Doctor Watson to Tim in ‘The Office,’ Martin’s range from the dramatic to the comedic has consistently impressed us,” said “Captain America: Civil War” Producer Kevin Feige. “We couldn’t be more honored or excited to have such a talented actor join the Marvel Cinematic Universe.”
Martin Freeman is know for his roles in “Sherlock,” “Fargo,” the “Hobbit” trilogy, and much more. He has earned one Primetime Emmy® Award and one BAFTA Award, both for his portrayal of Doctor John Watson in “Sherlock.” Martin has also been nominated for a Golden Globe® for his role of Lester Nygaard in “Fargo”, and nominated for a further two Emmy Awards and two BAFTA Awards. Most recently Martin has been seen hosting SNL and has filmed Tina Fey’s untitled wartime black comedy.
Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War hits theaters on May 6, 2016.