McDonough has a long acting resume including roles in â€œMinority Report,â€ â€œStar Trek: First Contactâ€ and â€œFlags of Our Fathers.â€ He was seen as Timothy â€˜Dum Dumâ€™ Dugan in last yearâ€™s â€œCaptain America: The First Avengerâ€ and Robert Quarles in the television show â€œJustified.â€
If he signs on, then he will join with the returning cast members of Bruce Willis, Helen Mirren, Morgan Freeman and John Malkovich in the sequel. Other cast members already on board included Catherine Zeta-Jones, Anthony Hopkins and Byung-hun Lee.
â€œGalaxy Questâ€ Dean Parisot is set to direct.
â€œRed 2â€ is currently in pre-production and is scheduled for release on August 2nd next year.