An updated version of the recent black adam The teaser still features members of the Justice League and Harley Quinn, though it deletes footage from Joss Whedon’s theatrical cut of League of Justice.
black adam star Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson shared the updated teaser on Twitter, explaining that the content of the promotional video had been “[c]orrected.” “Long before the world of heroes and villains [sic], [Black Adam] it ruled everything,” he wrote. “A god without mercy and a power born of anger. the [Man In Black] hits theaters around the world… ONE MONTH FROM TODAY. OCTOBER 21.”
Like the previous version of the sneak peek, the revised version leans heavily into the larger DC Extended Universe, with a close-up of Henry Cavill’s Superman and a glimpse of one of Batman’s batarangs, not to mention visuals. Gal Gadot’s Wonder Woman, Jason Momoa Aquaman and Margot Robbie’s Harley Quinn. However, the previous version also included images of Steppenwolf, the main antagonist of League of Justicewhich has now been removed from the updated version.
In particular, the Steppenwolf footage featured in the original black adam teaser was taken from the 2017 theatrical cut of League of Justice, which was infamously finished by Joss Whedon after original director Zack Snyder left the project. Steppenwolf did appear in the 2021 director’s cut, Zack Snyder’s Justice League, although the villain’s design was notably revised to be more in line with Snyder’s original vision. Fans have already started speculating as to which Whedon’s Steppenwolf will be removed from the game. black adam promotion means in regards to the canonicity of the Snyder Cut, but at this stage, it’s just that: speculation.
Black Adam hits theaters in October
The latest installment of the DCEU, black adam is scheduled to open in theaters a month from now on Friday, October 21. Directed by Jaume Collet-Serra, the film stars the aforementioned Johnson as Teth-Adam aka Black Adam, the wandering champion of the wizard Shazam. As such, the film effectively acts as a spinoff of the 2019 DCEU film. Shazam!. A continuation of that movie, Shazam! fury of the godsIt will be released in theaters on March 17, 2023.
“In ancient Kahndaq, Teth Adam was granted the almighty powers of the gods. After using these powers to exact revenge, he was imprisoned and became Black Adam,” an official synopsis for black adam reads “Nearly 5,000 years have passed, and Black Adam has passed from man to myth and legend. Now freed, his unique form of justice, born of rage, is challenged by modern day heroes who form the Justice Society: Hawkman, Dr. Fate, Atom Smasher and Cyclone Johnson stars alongside Aldis Hodge as Hawkman, Noah Centineo as Atom Smasher, Sarah Shahi, Marwan Kenzari, Quintessa Swindell as Cyclone, Mo Amer, Bodhi Sabongui and Pierce Brosnan as Dr. Fate.
black adam Theatrical releases October 21.