Billy Butcher’s Father, Lion King 2 Gets Director, and more!

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Billy Butcher’s Father

Karl Urban revealed that John Noble, known for his role as Denethor in Lord of the Rings, will play an important role in The Boys. He will play Billy Butcher’s Father. We’ll see John Noble in episode 7 of Season 2 of The Boys on Amazon Prime.

Lion King 2 Gets Director

According to Deadline, Moonlight director Barry Jenkins will direct the sequel to the live-action Lion King. The second live-action Lion King will explore Mufasa’s origin. Jeff Nathanson will return to write the script.

Victor Zsasz Cast In Batwoman

According to Entertainment Weekly, actor Alex Morf (Gotham) has been cast in Batwoman. He’ll play the role of Victor Zsasz, “a charismatic, skilled hitman with high, unpredictable energy. He proudly carves tally marks onto his skin for every victim he kills.” Batwoman Season 2 will premiere in 2021.

Zac Efron Cast in Firestarter

Blumhouse has cast Zac Efron for a lead role in Blumhouse’s upcoming remake of Firestarter. He’ll play Andy McGee, the father of the pyrokinetic nine-year-old Charlene “Charlie” McGee. There is no further news about Firestarter at this time.

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