Nighy and Pike join a cast that includes Sam Worthington, Ralph Fiennes, Liam Neeson and Toby Kebbell. Pike will play the role of Queen Andromeda, replacing actress Alexa Davalos, with Nighy as Hephaestus.
The film is centered on the Greek gods and will be directed by Jonathan Liebesman with a script by David Leslie Johnsen and Steven Knight.
Nighy's West End credits include Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, A Map of the World, Skylight and Blue/Orange, and he starred on Broadway in The Vertical Hour. Pike has appeared in the Hitchcock Blonde, Summer and Smoke, Gaslight and Madame de Sade.