Jones would be the last piece of the puzzle for the New Line superhero movie, which is set to begin filming in Toronto next month for its April 5, 2019 release date.
Grazer is best known for his work in It, which grossed $694M worldwide, making it the highest grossing horror film ever.
The British actor is no stranger to DC fans, having played Sinestro in 2011’s “Green Lantern.”
David F. Sandberg is directing from a script by Henry Gayden and Darren Lemke. Peter Safran is producing the superhero film, which is slated to start shooting in February.
The gestating adaptation of the DC superhero Shazam is circling Annabelle 2 director David F. Sandberg to helm comic book movie at New Line Cinema. The movie will introduce the superhero to the DCEU, joining his Justice League comrades Superman, Batman, and Wonder Woman.
It’s about time The Rock entered the DC Universe.