Shazam

Comic Strip: The Superior Woes of Spider-Man

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by Jacob Hall 2 days ago
Marvel
ScreenCrush’s Comic Strip is a weekly roundup of the hottest superhero movie/TV news items. From Marvel to DC and points in between, if it pertains to costumed comic book heroes, we’re covering it here, bringing you our expert analysis. This week, Spider-Man has a really hard time, a fascinating ‘Batman vs Superman’ spoiler is revealed, and Marvel looks to cast the mentor of ‘Doctor Strange.’

‘Shazam’ Star Dwayne Johnson Teases Role as “Anti-Hero” Black Adam

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by Britt Hayes 7 days ago
DC
Back in September, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson revealed through Twitter that he’s signed on to play the villainous Black Adam role in DC’s upcoming ‘Shazam’ movie. We’d been hearing rumors for a while that Johnson was getting in on the superhero business, and casting him as Black Adam is a rather inspired choice. But don’t expect Johnson to play a straightforward bad guy: the actor just teased some more hints about his “anti-hero” character.

'Justice League: Throne of Atlantis' Trailer: The Aquaman Movie to Watch Before His Live-Action Outing

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by Nick Romano October 1, 2014 @ 10:50 AM
Warner Bros. Animation
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The trailer premiere for the animated movie 'Justice League: Throne of Atlantis' has emerged, and with it comes our first look at the sequel to DC's 'Justice League: War.' Hey, it's no 'Batman vs. Superman' or the live...

Comic Strip: The Rock Says 'Shazam,' The Vision Revealed, and a New Ra's Al Ghul on 'Arrow

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by Jacob Hall September 8, 2014 @ 12:17 PM
Marvel/DC Comics/Warner Bros.
ScreenCrush’s Comic Strip is a weekly roundup of the hottest superhero movie/TV news items. From Marvel to DC and points in between, if it pertains to costumed comic book heroes, we’re covering it here, bringing you our expert analysis. This week, Dwayne Johnson makes 'Shazam' official, Paul Bettany's Vision is revealed, and Stan Lee's original 'Guardians of the Galaxy' cameo is dissected.

The Rock's 'Shazam!' Movie Won't Take Place in the 'Justice League' Universe

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by Mike Sampson September 4, 2014 @ 8:04 AM
DC Comics
As 'Batman vs. Superman' very clearly teases the upcoming 'Justice League' crossover (the subtitle is 'Dawn of Justice' after all), we all sort of assumed that The Rock's long-teased 'Shazam!' movie would fit into that blueprint somehow. Even The Rock himself tweeted the art above of his character, Black Adam, fighting both Shazam and Superman. But, now it seems that 'Shazam!' will be operating independently from the rest of the other DC superheroes at Warner Bros.

With The Rock Cast as the Villain, Who Should Star as Shazam in the Upcoming Movie?

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by Jacob Hall September 3, 2014 @ 2:07 PM
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Today, after literally years of teasing fans in interviews and on social media, Dwayne Johnson revealed that he'll be playing Black Adam in Warner Bros.' upcoming 'Shazam' movie. This is interesting news for a variety of reasons, but let's stick to...

The Rock Officially Confirms His 'Shazam' Role on Twitter

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by Jacob Hall September 3, 2014 @ 10:45 AM
DC Comics
Dwayne Johnson has been teasing his involvement in a 'Shazam' movie for years now, constantly asking fans on social media if they'd rather see him play the title superhero or his nemesis, Black Adam. Today, it looks like that decision has finally been made. Johnson took to Twitter and revealed that he'll be playing Black Adam.

Rumor Buster: Warner Bros. Registered New Domain Names for 'Aquaman' and 'Wonder Woman' Movies?

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by Mike Sampson September 3, 2014 @ 8:57 AM
Rocksteady Studios
Yesterday, the internet got itself all excited with the news that Warner Bros. had registered a bunch of new DC Comics URLs including JusticeLeagueFilm.com, WonderWomanTheMovie.com, AquamanMovie.com and ShazamMovie.com, and that it must mean something exciting! Except, it's not really true.