Djimon Hounsou portrayed Korath the Pursuer in Guardians of the Galaxy.


  • Djimon Hounsou also voiced Black Panther in the TV series Black Panther.
  • Djimon Hounsou is one of the actors to portray characters for both Marvel Studios and DC Entertainment. He portrayed Papa Midnite in Constantine.
  • Djimon Hounsou was originally up for the role of Drax the Destroyer.
  • Djimon Hounsou took the role of Korath for the sake of his son: "I have a son who loves superheroes from Spider-Man to Iron Man to Batman. One day he looks at me and says 'Dad, I want to be light-skinned so I could be Spider-Man. Spider-Man has light skin'. That was sort of a shock".
  • Djimon Hounsou previously worked with Tomas Arana in Gladiator.
  • Djimon Hounsou previously worked with Vin Diesel in Furious 7.

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