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Djimon Hounsou joins DC's 'Shazam!'

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

is the latest to join the cast of DC's "Shazam!", which stars in the title role.

The 54-year-old joins Asher Angel, Jack Dylan Grazer, Grace Fulton, Adam Brody, and and in the project.

According to Entertainment Weekly, Hounsou will play the role of a sorcerer who gives young his powers.

The part was originally attached to "This is Us" actor Ron Cephas Jones, but he evidently left the project due a scheduling conflict.

Hounsou is no stranger to superhero films, having earlier played Korath in the Marvel's "Guardians of the Galaxy". He will also reprise the role in the upcoming "Marvel".

Directed by David F Sandberg, "Shazam!" will release on April 5 next year.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, July 12 2018. 15:10 IST
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