Hounsou Plays Conan Villain

Djimon Hounsou will star in and produce a film based on the Conan the Barbarian” character Thulsa Doom for Dynamite Entertainment.

According to Variety, the film will showcase the origins of the flawed hero turned immortal sorcerer and show how his road to hell was paved with good intentions.

The character which will be featured in his own comic book series next year, first appeared in the Robert E. Howard 30’s pulp story “Delcardes’ Cat”.

He was previously portrayed onscreen by James Earl Jones in 1982’s “Conan the Barbarian”.