April 11, 2021

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In the future — or the present, really — every actor will be in a superhero movie universe for 15 minutes. The latest example? Oscar-winning actress Helen Mirren has been cast in the DC sequel Shazam! Fury of the Gods, where she’ll be playing Hespera, daughter of Atlas and the film’s main villain. That means, yes, it seems Mirren will be starring as an actual god, which sounds about right. She’ll be joining a cast that includes Zachary Levi, who’s back in the lead role, and West Side Story star Rachel Zegler. For Zegler, the news was apparently a bit much to take in, as she tweeted in all caps, “I’M GONNA BE IN A MOVIE WITH HELEN MIRREN?????” Relatable. [Variety]


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