Freddy Freeman Cast for “Shazam!”, ‘Detective Pikachu’ Finds his Voice and More! – ComicCorp News

Freddy Freeman Casted – The upcoming “Shazam!” movie has found their best friend for Billy Batson, and it’s going to be “IT” star Jack Dylan Grazer. The character is being described as;

Batson’s best friend and the only person who knows the truth about Shazam.

Grazer joins Zachary Levi as Shazam, Asher Angel as Billy Batson and Grace Fulton in an unnamed role. Mark Strong is also attached as Doctor Sivana but that’s not been confirmed.

Detective Pikachu Finds Leading Star – “Detective Pikachu” will find itself in good position when it debuts, as Ryan Reynolds has signed on to star in the role as the titular character. He’s joining Justice Smith and Katherine Newton. Rob Letterman is directing the project, and despite all we know, that’s really all we know.

Quick Hits – JJ Abrams never had intentions to direct more than just one Star Wars film. Kevin Feige is “eager” to bring the Fox properties over to the MCU. Game of Thrones won’t return until 2019. New images of “X-Men: Dark Phoenix” seem to hint at a fairly accurate “Phoenix Saga” story being brought to the big screen. And finally, here’s Ryan Reynolds talking about fucking Mickey Mouse;