Dwayne Johnson ‘The Rock’ spoke of the original idea for Black Adam to be the villain of Shazam, something that the same actor prevented from happening
For years Black Adam has been one of Shazam’s sworn enemies, however both the hero and the villain were planned to appear in the same Shazam movie, something that Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson prevented from happening.
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In a meeting with the press after the premiere of the first Black Adam trailer, The Rock discussed the original plan to have Black Adam as the first Shazam villain.
“The original plan, I think about five or six years ago, was to tell the two origin stories of Shazam! and Black Adam in the same movie. We had worked on that… When we all read the script, I immediately thought: ‘We have to separate these two films.”
Black Adam Producer Beau Flynn Recalls The Moment The Rock Made The Decision To Head The Black Adam Project
“I got a phone call very early in the morning from Dwayne Johnson, who is always very intimidating… (The Rock) He called me and Hiram, he just said, ‘Brothers… We’re going to do Black Adam. Let’s tell this story. It’s so big and so important,’ and that was it. It was really amazing…”
The hierarchy in the DC Universe is about to change
From New Line Cinema, Dwayne Johnson stars in the action-adventure “Black Adam.” The first feature film exploring the history of the DC superhero comes to the big screen
Nearly 5,000 years after being granted the almighty powers of the Egyptian gods, and imprisoned just as quickly, Black Adam is released from his earthly tomb, ready to unleash his unique brand of justice on the modern world.
The Black Adam cast includes Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson as Black Adam, Pierce Brosnan as Kent Nelson/Doctor Fate, Noah Centineo as Atom Smasher, Aldis Hodge as Hawkman, Sarah Shahi as Isis, and Quintessa Swindell as Maxine. Hunkell / Cyclone.
Jaume Collet-Serra will be the director of Black Adam, a production that will hit theaters on October 21, 2022.
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