LOS ANGELES, May 5 (UPI) -- Martin Freeman has joined the cast of Captain America: Civil War, Marvel announced Tuesday.
This will mark the Hobbit and Sherlock actor's debut in a Marvel Universe movie. Civil War is set for release May 6, 2016.
"From his roles as Bilbo Baggins and Doctor Watson to Tim in The Office, Martin's range from the dramatic to the comedic has consistently impressed us," Captain America: Civil War producer Kevin Feige said in a statement. "We couldn't be more honored or excited to have such a talented actor join the Marvel Cinematic Universe."