Casting Call: 'Thor' Actor Ray Stevenson Joins 'G.I. Joe' Sequel

Ray Stevenson attends the premiere of 'Kill the Irishman' at Landmark's Sunshine Cinema in New York City on March 7, 2011 Ray Stevenson attends the premiere of 'Kill the Irishman' at Landmark's Sunshine Cinema in New York City on March 7, 2011

“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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