Though Black Adam doesn't appear in Shazam!, he is mentioned by The Wizard name Shazam as his previous champion who turned evil and shown briefly hooded in a magical projection. Dwayne Johnson stars as the DC Comics anti-hero in 'Black Adam,' directed by Jaume Collet-Serra. In 2022 and beyond, DC offers up sequels, spin-offs, and series based on their most iconic comic book characters.
Black Adam is an upcoming American action fantasy sci-fi superhero film based on the DC Comics character. Screenplay by Adam Sztykiel, Rory Haines, and Sohrab Noshirvani. Produced by New Line Cinema, DC Films, Seven Bucks Productions, and FlynnPictureCo., and set for distribution by Warner Bros. Pictures. Johnson stars in a Black Adam solo film as Teth-Adam appearing villain in Shazam! He will be portraying the character both in this spin-off movie and in a planned Shazam! sequel.
Johnson stars alongside Sarah Shahi as Adrianna Tomaz and members of the Justice Society of America Atom Smasher (played by Noah Centineo), Hawkman (played by Aldis Hodge), Cyclone (played by Quintessa Swindell, and Dr. Fate (played by Pierce Brosnan). Filming took place from April to August 2021 at Trilith Studios in Atlanta, Georgia, and also in Los Angeles.
Featuring in concept trailer, 5000 years ago Kahndaq was the place to impart cultures, wealth, power, and magic. Black Adam, whose real name is Teth-Adam was a slave from Kahndaq granted superpowers from the wizard Shazam. Given the same powers as Shazam, the powers of the Gods, and referred to as Mighty Adam. Using his powers, he liberated and subsequently ruled the people of Kahndaq. The ancient warrior corrupted by the supernatural powers bestowed upon him. Shazam realizes Adam’s out of control, Adam chose a dark path of revenge against those who wronged him. The Egyptian gods--who were disapproving of his use of power, imprisoned him--who thereafter came to be known as Black Adam. Now 5000 years later, he flies back to earth and returns the bad Adam. He is free and ready to unleash his unique form of justice on the modern world. Give his word that “no one will ever stop him again” against Justice Society teammates--Hawkman with his metal wings, Cyclone’s wind control, Atom Smasher’s size manipulation, and Dr. Fate’s magical helmet.
It is surprising that Dwayne Johnson first starred as a comic-book superhero. All change as he arrives to disrupt the power hierarchy in the DC Universe as Black Adam. The antihero is one of the most powerful beings in DC Comics, and Black Adam is the archenemy of Shazam--one of the biggest supervillain movies.
See the 'Black Adam' footage that Dwayne Johnson revealed at DC FanDome 2021. A little glimpse of the opening scenes of the movie – why the hierarchy of power in the DC universe is about to change. Black Adam, whose depiction will be as the modern anti-hero version of the character. Breathtaking scenes as Black Adam grabbed someone’s neck, lifted him up, turning into a skeleton to ashes, and caught one of the bullets with his bare hand.
It is worth researching Black Adam since this movie was announce. Black Adam is schedule to be release in the United States on October 21, 2022, and will be available to stream on HBO Max 45 days later.