Dwayne Johnson's Black Adam received't be launched in Shazam!'s post-credit scene. Subsequent on the Warner Bros. superhero docket is David F. Sandberg's movie that may formally introduce the franchise's latest hero performed by Zachary Levi alongside Asher Angel portraying the dual-personality hero's alter-ego, younger Billy Batson. Promised to have a special tone that its predecessors, the flick will characteristic a extra lighthearted and family-friendly tone that may attraction to a broader viewers.
The actor has been confirmed for the function since 2014, lengthy earlier than Levi was hooked up to the mission. He was initially presupposed to have a big half within the upcoming DCEU instalment, however altering plans for the shared cinematic universe prompted the delay of Black Adam's look. As an alternative, Shazam! will characteristic a special major antagonist in Mark Robust's Physician Sivana and even the Seven Lethal Sins. Nevertheless, contemplating that movies these days arrange sequels with stingers, many are hoping that Johnson's villainous character will make a cameo through the post-credit scene. Sadly, it's not going to be the case.
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Final week, Display Rant was among the many slew of press individuals invited to look at an enhancing bay preview for Shazam! after which Sandberg and producer Peter Safran hosted a short Q&A. One of many questions raised was concerning rumours that Black Adam could also be featured within the film's post-credit sequence – one thing that Safran clarified. Whereas he didn't verify or deny that the flick has a stinger, he did say that Johnson will not be going to be within the movie.
From what I perceive, Dwayne Johnson was accessible to do a post-credit cameo, however the problem was whether or not you guys might get a go well with in time…
Safran: Full fable. All the pieces about that – no, he would possibly've been accessible. That's the one factor about that assertion that is perhaps true. I don't know if he was or not. However, no, there was by no means a dialog with him a few post-credits sequence. Really, by no means.
However simply because Black Adam received't be straight proven within the first Shazam! movie, it doesn't imply that he received't debut within the close to future. Whereas Johnson hasn't spoken concerning the function in fairly an entire now, he stays concerned within the movie as he serves as a producer for the film. Final yr, producer Hiram Garcia maintained that the long-in-development Black Adam movie continues to be taking place, though she didn't give a selected timeline when followers can anticipate the mission to maneuver ahead. And because the DCEU's slate has already been laid out till 2021, the general public might have to attend for the solo film for some time.
After all, there's additionally the opportunity of Black Adam debuting in James Gunn's The Suicide Squad. This state of affairs has been posed lengthy earlier than followers knew about Warner Bros.' plans of revamping the villain-centric subfranchise, however with a principally new solid of characters, it's not exhausting to think about Johnson's character debuting first in an ensemble mission earlier than being spun-off to his personal journey, finally ending sharing the display with Shazam within the Shazam! sequel.