“Thor” actor Ray Stevenson has landed a new gig.
The Irish-born actor has been cast in Paramount’s upcoming “G.I. Joe” sequel, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Stevenson, 47, will play the villainous Firefly – a ninja master/explosives expert and member of the Cobra Organization — for the upcoming action film, according to the trade paper.
He joins a cast featuring returning “G.I. Joe” star Channing Tatum, and newcomers Dwayne Johnson and Adrianne Palicki of “Friday Night Lights” fame.
Additionally, Stevenson recently wrapped production on “The Three Musketeers” – due in theaters on October 21 — alongside Orlando Bloom, Christoph Waltz and Milla Jovovich.
“G.I. Joe 2: Cobra Strikes” is slated for release in August 2012.
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