Scott Grimes, Kevin Durand and Alan Doyle have been cast as the group of adventures in Ridley Scott’s still untitled Robin Hood project, headlined by actor Russell Crowe as Robin Hood and Cate Blanchett as Maid Marian. The project was written by Brian Helgeland.
Grimes has been cast in the role of Will Scarlet, a skilled swordsman and Hood’s nephew.
Durand is playing Little John, Hood’s right-hand man. He is best known in the legends for fighting a duel with Hood using quarterstaves while trying to cross a river.
Doyle is playing Alan a Dayle,CQ who in lore was a roving minstrel and needed help when his love was being forced to marry another man.