The Hollywood Reporter is reporting the following:
"The actor, currently seen on screen as Blackbeard in Disney's Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, has signed to play one of the dwarfs in Universal’s Snow White adventure movie.'
"McShane will play Caesar, the leader of the dwarfs. Universal is in the process of casting the rest of his crew."
This elite Hollywood actor, is also known for his roles in HBO's critically acclaimed 'Deadwood' and was recently in the television mini series, 'The Pilars of the Earth' which also co-starred SWATH actor, Sam Claflin who is playing 'The Prince'.
McShane who is known for his 'tough man' roles has even done voice overs for a character in the children's movie 'Kung Fu Panda'.
The addition of McShane has up the ante on where Universal wants to take SWATH. This is great news for fans to have such an established, respected actor in this role.
Is this the news producer Palak Patel was referring to? If so, it's great news!! We cannot wait to hear more.
Read the rest here at The Hollywood Reporter. Stay tuned.