Shazam! is only a few days into its theatrical run, but fans are already eager to see what other projects it ushers into the DC Extended Universe. Luckily, it sounds like one spinoff will be getting off of the ground sooner than later.
Dwayne Johnson, who serves as a producer on Shazam!, recently took to Instagram to thank fans for the film's box office success. In the process, Johnson addressed his long-awaited portrayal of Black
“For those who know the comic books and who know the mythology of Shazam, Shazam is connected to Black
Johnson also reiterated how excited he is to play the role, hinting that his portrayal of black Adam won't be pulling any punches.
The possibility of Johnson playing Black Adam has predated most of the
“Black Adam is definitely happening,” producer Hiram Garcia said last year. “We’re actually very deep into a script on it right now, which is coming along really well. I’m really excited
“So where we are now with Black Adam is we just got our latest script [from Adam Sztykiel]. We’re doing some revisions on it." Garcia continued. "We’re extremely excited about it, the studio’s very excited about it. And I’m telling you man, as a comic book fan, when this thing comes out, it is going to be amazing. This is the fanboy in me talking to you, it’s going to deliver on the goods of everything you’d want to see Black Adam do, he’s going to be doing in this film."4comments
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Shazam! is in theaters now. Other upcoming DC movies include Joker on October 10th, Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) on February 7, 2020, Wonder Woman 1984 on June 5, 2020, The Batman on June 25, 2021, The Suicide Squad on August 6, 2021, and Aquaman 2 on December 16, 2022.