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Dominic Monaghan is Beak, aka Blackwing

Dominic Monaghan is Beak, aka Blackwing

20th Century Fox has cast former Lost star Dominic Monaghan as Barnell Bohusk, aka Beak/Blackwing, in X-Men: Wolverine, sources reveal exclusively to JustJared.com.

According to Wiki, Barnell’s body changes into that of a humanoid-bird form, with a beaked face, bulbous eyes, wing-like arms that give him the ability to fly (albeit clumsily), talons on his hands and feet, and double-jointed knees. In mutant form, Beak also possesses heightened agility, and he may possess heightened senses and a lighter skeletal structure like the avian X-Man formerly known as the Angel (Ben Foster played this character in X3).

Monaghan, 31, be joining Hugh Jackman (Wolverine), Liev Schreiber (Sabretooth), Ryan Reynolds (Deadpool), Taylor Kitsch (Gambit), Will.i.am (Kestrel), Danny Huston (William Stryker), and Lynn Collins (Silver Fox).

X-Men: Wolverine slashes its way into theaters on May 1, 2009.

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  • Maja

    first

    wheeeey great ensemble i think!

  • [☆F a m o u s☆]

    blackwing? lol i don’t get it. why… he’s the most irrelevant character ever. darkwing duck holds more weight than this unknown.

    i’ll believe this one when i see it.

  • Manddy

    Dom!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • anonymous

    first we had 2 mutants and now 8???

  • Christina

    Barnell Bohusk was one of the students recently in the comics. So why would they include a newer mutant in a movie about Wolverine’s past? Weird. Maybe they just included the wrong wikipedia info. But I do love Dom…

  • shabba

    eurgh

  • Xavier

    That blue spandexed dude is so not the blackwing they are talking about. Do a Google image search for Barnell Bohusk and you will see the mutant tragedy that is this beak faced scrawny plucked chicken. He’s a good character, couragous, gritty, but powers are totally useless and not yet within his control

  • Adria

    As long as they are cameos I think more mutants will be okay. But if they keep adding more and more mutants for bigger talking roles I think it’s going to be too much and it’ll distract from Wolverine.

  • janeway

    Yes, yes, yes!! I love Dominic. I was so bummed when Charlie died. This movie just keeps getting better and better. Of course, just having Hugh in it would be enough. Can’t wait.

  • buckeyegurl

    CHARLIEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!! Good for him.

  • FARDOUS

    I LIKE HIM ANY WAY THEY LOOK LIKE

    SPACIELY ON NOICE

  • Mina

    This came from Wiki? So it can be easily untrue.

  • Jennifer

    It’s getting harder and harder to wait for that movie to be released!

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    Yay Dominic! That is our Poketo tee shirt he’s wearing there!!

  • Kay

    I’m still bummed Maggie Q is not in the movie, but I like Dom so that’s cool.

  • Lauren

    THis is the best news I have heard all year!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    :)

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  • krung krung

    lol:lol:

  • Marie

    Dom!! Can’t wait to see him in this!!!!!! What a gorgeous man…

  • big al

    To bad Halli Barry (storm) won’t be in this one.

  • DEVE

    I like Dom but will.i.am ??? when will hollywood stop casting bad acting rap stars … keep to the tunes !

  • victoria

    Woo, Dom!

  • Stinne

    Love Him, so sad that hes no more on lost, i loved charlie ;( i dont like Xmen , but maybe i do that now , im totally going to watch that when dom is in it!!

  • marymi

    is this gonna be directed by PRISON BREAK executive producer BRETT RANTNER again? he directed X-men 3 i guess he’s gone directing movies than producing a tv show :?

  • lillypad22

    i love dominic! My fave actor of all time! I am so thirled! I was so sad when charlie died!!!!! I am a little sad that he wont be returning to lost, but i love him so much that I’m going crazy waiting for this new movie!!!!

  • lillypad22

    Charlie!! i CAN’T WAIT!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Paige

    Big al.. actually Storm is in this one, just not Halle, because in wolverines past, Storm is just a child. Wouldn’t really fit to have a woman playing a childs role there would it?

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    That’s so cool!!

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