A new photo has given us the best look yet at one of Shazam!'s most mysterious characters.
A still that appears to be from one of the film's tie-in books has made its way online, which shows Billy Batson (Asher Angel) meeting with the Wizard (Djimon Hounsou) in the Rock of Eternity.
For the most part, previous looks at the Wizard have been shrouded in quite a lot of darkness, so this photo provides a pretty solid look at what Hounsou looks like in the role.
Shazam!'s earliest trailers have showcased the moment where the Wizard initially gives Billy his powers -- something that apparently fuels the hero's feud with Dr. Sivana (Mark Strong).
"He can't understand
And while the Wizard's role in the film has been a bit of a mystery outside of that aforementioned scene, it sounds like the character will help bring to life a uniquely standalone installment in the DC Extended Universe.
"Well this movie's mostly just about introducing Billy Batson and Shazam and who he is, how he came to be," director David F. Sandberg told Comicbook.com on the film's set. "It takes place in this DC world where all these heroes exist, but in some
Aquaman is in theaters now. Upcoming DC films include Shazam on April 5th, 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.
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