Marvel have announced that Martin Freeman will appear in Captain America: Civil War.
It is not yet known what role Sherlock and The Hobbit star Freeman will take in the film, or if this is a one-off MCU appearance, but Marvel President and Civil War producer Kevin Feige appears delighted with the casting;
“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. We couldn’t be more honored or excited to have such a talented actor join the Marvel Cinematic Universe.”
Captain America: Civil War will star Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Elizabeth Olsen, Scarlett Johansson, Anthony Mackie, Jeremy Renner, Sebastian Stan, Frank Grillo, Chadwick Boseman and Daniel Bruhl. It releases on 6 May 2016.