After all that DC has been through in the past few months, Dwayne Johnson’s long-awaited ‘Black Adam’ hitting theaters in October 2022 is a distraction and a relief for both leaders and fandom. 2019’s ‘Shazam’ spin-off and sequel sees the ‘Hercules’ star play a superhero on par with the powers the Man of Steel has, but when it comes to morality, there’s a world of difference. That said, it’s not all bad news, as there are enough teasers in the trailers and first glimpses that Adam is the antihero the world needs.
House of Wax’s Jaume Collet-Serra is directing the film from a screenplay by Adam Sztykiel, Rory Haines and Sohrab Noshirvani. Even as the film prepares for release, there has been talk of a number of possible sequels. “So what we decided to do was create a scenario where Black Adam has his standalone movie, and Shazam has his standalone movie,” he said. “We’re building our world that way, and then we can come together at some point,” Johnson told MTV in a previous interview.
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When is ‘Black Adam’ released?
‘Black Adam’ is set to be released on October 21, 2022 in US theaters. The film was originally scheduled to debut in December 2021, but was later pushed back to July 29, 2022, before WB and DC will finally set a fall release.
Who stars in ‘Black Adam’?
Dwayne Johnson plays Teth-Adam/Black Adam. Joining him are ‘City on a Hill’ stars Aldis Hodge and Sarah Shahi as Hawk Man and Adrianna Tomaz, respectively. Noah Centineo as Albert “Al” Rothstein/Atom Smasher, Marwan Kenzari as Ishmael Gregor/Sabbac, Quintessa Swindell as Maxine Hunkel/Cyclone, Bodhi Sabongui as Amon, and Pierce Brosnan as Kent Nelson/Doctor Fate round out the rest of the cast.
What is the plot of ‘Black Adam’?
According to WB, the official synopsis reads: “From New Line Cinema, Dwayne Johnson stars in the action adventure “Black Adam.” The first feature film to explore the history of the DC Super Hero comes to the big screen under the direction of Jaume Collet-Serra (“Jungle Cruise”) Nearly 5,000 years after being granted the almighty powers of the Old Gods—and imprisoned just as quickly—Black Adam (Johnson) is released from his earthly tomb, ready to unleash his unique form. of justice in the modern world.
What’s the latest rumor about ‘Black Adam’?
Brosnan, a former James Bond who was later succeeded by Daniel Craig, makes an appearance in the superhero movie as Doctor Fate. In a recent interview with GQ, the actor poked fun at his character by calling him massive. “He’s a huge character,” Brosnan joked. “He had never portrayed himself in a film before. He is 40 years pregnant. Jaume, the director, allowed us to have those moments of tranquility.” He also added that Doctor Fate and Hawkman (Aldis Hodge) are “friends through many incarnations of life. It’s about friendship. It’s about love and respect for another man in his situation, and you have the power.”
“Doctor Fate has Nabu’s helmet, which is a curse and a blessing because he is chained to the power of the helmet. It’s an addiction. It’s a curse. It all sounds very rusty when you talk about it that way,” he added with a laugh. “But they are things you have to lend your heart to.”
‘Black Adam’ trailer