According to EW.com:
Ian McShane, a man who has played such notable character in such movies and TV shows as ‘The Coach’ in Death Race (2008) with Jason Statham and Al Swearengen in the hit TV series Deadwood, will be joining the cast of the upcoming Bryan Singer (Valkyrie) directed remake Jack The Giant Killer (2012) with Ewan McGregor (Perfect Sense), Bill Nighy (Harry Potter And The Deathly Hollows) and Eleanor Tomlinson (Alice In Wonderland)
Jack The Giant Killer is the story of a young farmer who leads an expedition into the land of the giant’s kingdom to rescue a princess who was kidnapped, and thus threatening the peace between humanity and the giants. McShane will be playing the role of King Brahmwell, whose daughter is the one that gets kidnapped.
Jack The Giant Killer is slated to begin principal photography on March 28th.