Black Adam: Dwayne Johnson proudly wears the costume of the new hero

Shazam’s enemy is revealed in new photos ahead of its release.

“The world needed a hero, instead they got me.”

From July 2022, Dwayne Johnson will don the costume of Black Adam, superhero enemy of Shazam (played on the screen by Zachary Levi). Called Teth-Adam in the DC comics, this one was born from the powers of the sorcerer Shazam, who endowed him while he was human with the powers of the six Egyptian gods Shou, Heru, Amon, Zéhuti, Aton and Méhen. A character with questionable morals, he becomes the enemy of the sorcerer who withdraws his powers and hides them in Egypt.

Soon embodied on screen by Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson in Black adam, realized by Jaume Collet-Serra, the character was recently revealed in the pages of the American magazine Total Film, with a DJ in full costume and a fiery gaze.

It is therefore on the cover that Dwayne aka Black Adam assesses the reader with his eyes, enough to introduce this colorful character in the world of superheroes and super-villains. The words of Dwayne Johnson and the producer of the film Hiram garcia in the magazine present the upcoming feature film as “really great” : “Okay, the movie is at a point where there are no effects finalized yet. It’s so fresh after the shoot. But every time a movie is this entertaining and good in such a raw form. , that makes us very confident. [nous sommes] very excited about the progress of the film. Jaume did such a good job. The movie is great. It’s funny. DJ was born to play Black Adam, I have to tell you that if there is someone who is perfect for this role, it is him. And then see it with the rest of the JSA and all these characters, and Pierce [Brosnan], Aldis [Hodge], Quintessa [Swindell] and Noah [Centineo], it’s a moment like “Pinch me I’m dreaming”. It was one of the funniest movies we’ve ever made, and it was also super cool to do something on this scale and with a character that’s going to have such an impact on the DC Universe. It’s really awesome, and I think you’ll love it. “

Enough to make fans wait before the French release of the film adaptation of the film, dated for July 27, 2022.

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