You're a wizard Djimon. Probably most recognizable to comic fans as Korath the Pursuer in 2014's Guardians of the Galaxy movie, Djimon Hounsou has been cast as the Wizard Shazam/Mamaragan in Shazam!. Hounsou also played a different DC character, Papa Midnite in 2005's Constantine. The role of the wizard who grants Billy Batson (Asher Angel) his powers was previously thought to be going to Ron Cephas.
The wizard gives Shazam! his mission