Ron Cephas Jones captured the hearts of viewers as “William” in the hit show “This Is Us.” Jones just landed another role in New Line’s DC superhero film “SHAZAM.” According to The Wrap, he will play the Wizard.
The Wizard has powers and gives them to a teenage boy so that he can become an adult superhero. Included in the cast is Mark Strong, Jack Dylan Grazer and more. Production is supposed to start next month in Toronto and fans are super excited about it.
“SHAZAM,” first came about in 1939 from DC Comics. We have seen Jones in several breakout roles including, “Luke Cage,” “Mr. Robot” and “The Get Down.” “SHAZAM” is supposed to be released on April 5th, 2019.
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Everything You Never Knew About ‘This Is Us’ TV Dad Ron Cephas Jones
1. ‘This Is Us’ makes Jones cry, too.
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2. Jones’ acting credits go way, way back.
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3. Jones is also a formidable theater and TV vet.Source: 3 of 11
4. Jones shares a real life connection with his TV son, Sterling K. Brown.Source: 4 of 11
5. Jones was recognized at this year’s Emmys.Source: 5 of 11
6. Jones has a daughter who takes after him in the acting department.Source: 6 of 11
7. Jasmine is really proud of her dad’s hard work and success.
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8. Jones is an East Coast fella.Source: 8 of 11
9. The script is what got Jones excited about ‘This Is Us.’
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10. We’ll see William Hill again.Source: 10 of 11
11. Music is one of Jones’ major loves in real life, tooSource: 11 of 11
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