Zachary Quinto has been cast in Fox's upcoming Hitman
movie reboot, Agent 47
. The report, which comes from Deadline Hollywood
, does not mention the role Quinto will play.
is best known as Spock in J.J. Abrams' Star Trek
reboot and its sequel, Star Trek: Into Darkness
. Quinto previously played Sylar on NBC's Heroes
and is currently in The Glass Menagerie
, the follow-up to the 2007 Hitman
film starring Timothy Olyphant, was originally set to star Fast & Furious star Paul Walker
before the actor passed away in a car crash last November. Earlier this month, news that Homeland
's Rupert Friend was set to replace Walker
proved the project would carry on despite Walker's death.
The film will be directed by Aleksander Bach, based on a script from Skip Woods and Michael Finch.