Hugh Jackman’s possible finale as Wolverine adds a zombie expert.
Elizabeth Rodriguez — Liza Ortiz on Fear The Walking Dead — is in talks to join the cast of Wolverine 3, Fox confirmed to EW. The potential role would be relatively minor, but critical to the plot.
Before appearing in the AMC series, Rodriguez recurred on Orange Is The New Black as Aleida Diaz and in the 2014 film The Drop.
Directed by James Mangold, who was in charge of 2013’s successful The Wolverine, Wolverine 3 has bolstered its cast in recent weeks. Patrick Stewart confirmed he’d return as Professor Xavier; comedian Stephen Merchant is on board; and Narcos’ Boyd Holbrook will be the villain in the R-rated affair.
The Wolverine 3 is pegged for a March 3, 2017 release.
The Wrap first reported the news.