Dwayne Johnson Reveals Launch Date for ‘Black Adam’

On the heels of the profitable premiere of Young Rock, the brand new NBC sequence portraying his life story, Dwayne Johnson has much more display time in his future. Black Adam, the upcoming DC superhero movie he’s starring in, now has an official launch date of July 29, 2022. Johnson himself shared the information on Instagram, although folks passing via Instances Sq. in New York Metropolis witnessed the reveal firsthand. Billboards turned black, then flashed the Black Adam title and the date, accompanied by an ominous message from Johnson.

“The hierarchy of energy within the DC universe is about to alter,” he says.

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In line with The Hollywood Reporter, Black Adam is scheduled to start manufacturing this April in Atlanta. Other than Johnson within the titular position, the movie can even star Pierce Brosnan—well-known for his flip as James Bond in movies like GoldenEye—because the spell-wielding superhero Dr. Destiny. Johnson not too long ago gave the veteran actor a shoutout on Twitter, calling him “the dangerous ass statesman:”

The solid can even embrace Aldis Hodge as Hawkman, Noah Centineo as Atom Smasher, and Quintessa Swindell as Cyclone, THR stories.

Within the pantheon of DC superhero movies, Black Adam is a companion to 2019’s Shazam!, starring Zachary Levi. The 2 characters are archrivals—they usually couldn’t be extra totally different. In distinction to Black Adam, whose brutal backstory stretches into historic Egypt, Shazam is a young person who turns into endowed with superpowers. Behind the scenes at our 2019 cowl shoot, we talked with Levi about what it was prefer to play a superhero who’s additionally only a child.

“I can’t consider every other superhero that has that type of an origin story,” he instructed Males’s Journal.

You’ll be able to try the total interview with Levi here, and keep tuned for extra particulars on Black Adam within the coming months.

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