Shazam! producer Peter Safran performs coy with regard to reviews about Superman supposedly having a cameo within the movie. Directed by David F. Sandberg, the flick will formally introduce Zachary Levi because the titular hero alongside Asher Angel taking part in his younger alter-ego, Billy Batson.
Not a lot is thought relating to the plot specifics for Shazam!. Trying on the trailers, it's noticeably totally different from earlier instalments from the DCEU. It's extra humorous which matches with the persona of the movie's titular hero. Following the success that was James Wan and Jason Momoa's Aquaman, Sandberg and Levi have some huge footwear to fill, however based mostly on individuals's response from the handful of sneak peaks that they've gotten up to now, it seems that the general public is happy about seeing this distinctive hero. Other than assembly Shazam for the primary time, followers are additionally wanting ahead to presumably seeing Superman within the movie. Sadly, individuals concerned within the mission stay coy concerning the cameo.
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Final week, Display Rant was among the many slew of press shops invited to look at an enhancing bay preview for Shazam! whereby journalists have been capable of converse with Sandberg and Safran. When requested concerning the much-discussed Superman cameo, Safran neatly eluded the query, leaving everybody extra intrigued about this rumored look.
Peter Safran: Yeah, when DC makes that film I feel it's going to be nice. [Laughs] You'll undoubtedly get to see it then. You guys will like it!
Final yr, information first broke out that the deliberate Superman cameo in Shazam! might not be taking place after it was reported that negotiations between Henry Cavill and Warner Bros. fell by way of. Other than making an look within the Sandberg-directed flick, the identical report began rumbles that it could take some time earlier than followers see the actor again within the pink cape once more. After all, since then, a few main developments have occurred within the DCEU with the announcement of recent initiatives, resembling James Gunn's The Suicide Squad, in addition to the affirmation that Ben Affleck is formally out of the DCEU. Issues, nonetheless, continues to be bleak with Cavill's involvement within the franchise with no phrase but relating to Man of Metal 2.
Extra not too long ago, a slew of reviews got here out relating to this situation. First, Superman might allegedly nonetheless seem within the flick, however it received't be Cavill. Shortly after that, a rumor got here out that Cavill might have shot a Shazam! cameo however it may not be used. At this level, contemplating the conflicting reviews, it's onerous to gauge which one is definitely actual. Whereas it should undoubtedly be a deal with to see Cavill because the Man of Metal within the movie, maybe it's greatest to concentrate on the titular hero as a substitute and deal with Superman's supposed cameo as only a bonus.