Christopher Abbott Joins Marvel’s “Kraven”
Christopher Abbott (“Catch-22,” “Possessor”) is set to join Sony Pictures and Marvel’s “Kraven the Hunter” film with unconfirmed reports indicating he’s up for the role of the movie’s primary villain – The Foreigner.
The Foreigner was a mercenary/assassin and exceptionally skilled martial artist who has been a Spider-Man villain as well. He joins a quickly swelling cast in the film that stars Aaron Taylor Johnson as the eponymous Russian big-game hunter character from Marvel comics lore.
Also onboard are Alessandro Nivola as another antagonist currently unnamed along with Fred Hechinger as Chameleon, Ariana DeBose as Calypso, and Russell Crowe.
J.C. Chandor is directing the film from a script by Art Marcum, Matt Holloway and Richard Wenk. Avi Arad and Matt Tolmach are producing. The film opens on January 13th 2023.