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Robin Hood has found his Merry Men.
Scott Grimes, Kevin Durand and Alan Doyle have been cast as the group of adventurers in Universal and Imagine’s untitled Robin Hood tale being directed by Ridley Scott.
Russell Crowe toplines the movie, which is being billed as a retelling of the origins of the legend’s key characters. Cate Blanchett is on board as Maid Marian in the project, which was written by Brian Helgeland.
Scott is producing with Imagine’s Brian Grazer.
Grimes has been cast as Will Scarlet, a swordsman and Robin’s nephew. The actor, repped by Domain and Levine Okwu Talent, appears on NBC’s “ER.”
Durand is playing Little John, Robin’s right-hand man. Durand, who appears as the Blob in “X-Men Origins: Wolverine,” is best known for his work on ABC’s “Lost,” in which he played a mercenary. He is repped by Abrams Artist Agency and Alchemy Entertainment.
Doyle is playing Alan a Dayle, a minstrel. Doyle, repped by Sonic Entertainment Group, is the lead singer of Great Big Sea, a Canadian folk-rock band known for its sea shanties.
An April shoot in the U.K. is being eyed.
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