“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” villain Ben Mendelsohn is in negotiations to play the Sheriff of Nottingham in the upcoming “Robin Hood: Origins” for Appian Way, Safehouse Pictures and Thunder Road Pictures.
Taron Egerton stars as the iconic character alongside Jamie Foxx as Little John, Jamie Dornan as Will Scarlett and Eve Hewson as Maid Marian. In this version Robin is a war-hardened crusader who joins a Moorish commander in an audacious revolt against the corrupt English monarchy.
Otto Bathurst is directing from a script by Joby Harold. Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Davisson Killoran, Basil Iwanyk, Tory Tunnell, and Joby Harold are producing.