Djimon Hounsou's most intimidating co-star? Vayetse, a 200kg SA lion

The Hollywood star has been in Mzansi to film a campaign about the plight of Africa's lions

24 November 2019 - 00:02 By CRAIG JACOBS

He's battled eerie monsters alongside Angelina Jolie in Tomb Raider, joined Russell Crowe's band of brave warriors in Gladiator and shone the spotlight on the illegal gem trade in Blood Diamond.

But Djimon Hounsou's most recent role was by far the most nerve-racking: his co-star was a 200kg lion named Vayetse...

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