DC Comics Shazam Movie Trailer #2 Extended – Comic Book Movie News
Shazam Movie is the latest DC Comics superhero film .Produced by New Line Cinema, it is intended to be the seventh installment in the DC Extended Universe (DCEU).
Directed by David F. Sandberg from a screenplay by Henry Gayden, and a story by Gayden and Darren Lemke, Shazam Movie is set to star Asher Angel as Billy Batson, a teenage boy who can transform via the magic word “Shazam” into an adult superhero, played by Zachary Levi. Shazam Movie also features Mark Strong, Jack Dylan Grazer, Grace Fulton, Ian Chen, Jovan Armand, Faithe Herman, Cooper Andrews, Marta Milans and Djimon Hounsou as supporting characters.
It will be the first Shazam Movie version of the character since the 1941 serial Adventures of Captain Marvel (the character’s original name) and will be the first full-length feature film centered around the character.
Development of a Shazam Movie film began at New Line in the early 2000s, but languished in development hell for many years. The film went into pre-production in 2008 with director Peter Segal and writer John August, and Dwayne Johnson considered to star as the villain Black Adam,but the project fell through. William Goldman, Alec Sokolow, Joel Cohen, Bill Birch, and Geoff Johns, among others, were all attached to the project as writers at various points.
Principal photography began in Toronto, Ontario, Canada in January 29, 2018, with most of the film shot at Pinewood Toronto Studios, and wrapped on May 11, 2018.
Shazam Movie is scheduled for release by Warner Bros on April 5, 2019.
Directed by David F. Sandberg /Produced by Peter Safran /Screenplay by Henry Gayden
Story by Henry Gayden /Darren Lemke
Based on Shazam! by Bill Parker / C. C. Beck
Shazam Movie Cast
Jack Dylan Grazer