Australian comedian and musician Tim Minchin will play Friar Tuck in the upcoming “Robin Hood: Origins” for Lionsgate/Summit Entertainment.
The action-adventure film follows the war-hardened Crusader (Taron Egerton) and a Moorish commander (Jamie Foxx) who mount an audacious revolt against the corrupt English crown. Jamie Dornan, Eve Hewson, Ben Mendelsohn and Paul Anderson also star.
Otto Bathurst (“Peaky Blinders”) helms from a script by Joby Harold. Harold, Leonardo DiCaprio, Tory Tunnell, Basil Iwanyk and Jennifer Davisson Killoran produces the film which opens March 23rd 2018.