According to Deadline Hollywood, Waltz has been cast as Chudnofsky, the gangster who goes up against Green Hornet and his partner, Kato.
Back in July, Rogen described the character to MTV News as “scary,” but “not over-the-top.”
At the time, Cage was the leading candidate for the role, but talks broke down recently and the “Ghost Rider” star departed the project. No reason has been given for Cage’s exit, but with filming already underway, it’s no surprise the studio didn’t delay in finding a new bad-guy actor to fill Cage’s shoes.
So, with all of the principal characters cast, production in progress and a release date set, very little seems to stand in the way of “Green Hornet”—except for a little film called “Tron,” that is.
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