The Avengers star Tom Hiddleston is is set to replace Benedict Cumberbatch in Guillermo Del Toro's new horror movie Crimson Peak.

The Star Trek Into Darkness star dropped out of the project last month (Aug13) due to scheduling issues and now fellow Brit Hiddleston has stepped in to fill the vacancy, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

He joins new Fifty Shades of Grey casting Charlie Hunnam, as well as Jessica Chastain and Mia Wasikowska in the movie, about a woman who finds out her husband is not who he appears to be.