A boy is given the ability to become an adult superhero in times of need with a single magic word.
I’ll begin my “Shazam!” review the same way I began my “Aquaman” review just three months ago: With the exception of “Wonder Woman”, DC continues to be unable to do the superhero genre “justice”. This time, however, they’ve taken things up a notch. Not only is “Shazam!” poorly made on a number of levels—it’s also highly deceptive.
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'Shazam' is DC's Next Film Production, Eyeing 2019 Release
Shazam formerly known as Captain Marvel is DC's next project. The character when saying "Shazam" transforms himself into a superhuman with strength, speed, flight, and other abilities. Shazam is an acronym for the six "immortal elders." The name Captain Marvel was ended in 2011 and changed to Shazam due to legal disputes from competitor Marvel Comics.
'Lights Out' Director David F. Sandberg in Talks for DC's 'Shazam'
With Dwayne Johnson on board to play Black Adam in the upcoming Shazam film (which has now evolved into a two-parter, with Johnson taking the lead in one of the films). Now, the project, which has been in development for a number of years, is looking at penciling in its director
DC Film 'Shazam!' to Be a Two-Parter; Dwayne Johnson's Black Adam Getting Solo Film
Dwayne Johnson has revealed that, in meetings with DC, the topic of discussion was giving his villainous Black Adam his own film, which has now eventuated into the news that Shazam will be split into two parts. Deadline brings the report, which confirms that one film will focus on the title hero, while the second film will follow Black Adam.
'Shazam!' Script Update, Producer Confirms the Film is Part of the DCEU
The DCEU is still warming up, and it's had some cold starts. But with Wonder Woman and Justice League on the way in 2017, there's some optimism surrounding the future of the franchise.