'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
Lights Out director David F. Sandberg has been reportedly tapped by Warner Bros. TheWrap reports that negotiations are currently underway. Sandberg is coming off of his feature debut last year on Lights Out, which is based on his own horrifying short film. A sequel is already in the works for the horror hit.
No one has been cast to play Shazam, so there's still plenty of work to do to fill out the entire cast around Johnson. With a director on board though, things should start picking up the pace.