The recent Emmy nominee and star of Braking Bad will play Samyaza in the film to star Russell Crowe, Emma Watson, Jennifer Connelly and Anthony Hopkins. Paramount has scheduled a March 2014 release.

Margolis has joined the cast in Iceland where shooting is underway. Samyaza is a fallen angel who is equated to Satan according to certain teachings.

The actor reunites with Aronofsky after appearing in Black Swan, The Wrestler, Requiem For A Dream and Pi.

Margolis is represented by Robert Attermann of Abrams Artists Agency and co-managed by Rob Kolker of Red Letter Entertainment and Van Johnson of The Van Johnson Company.