Black Adam

Black Adam
  • 2021
  • US
  • Directed by: Jaume Collet-Serra
  • Cast: Dwayne Johnson

Spin-off from Shazam! gives Dwayne Johnson the opportunity to lead a superhero franchise.

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Aldis Hodge to play Hawkman in Black Adam?

28 Sep 2020

Film gossip

Aldis Hodge is in talks to play Hawkman in 'Black Adam'. After Dwayne Johnson confirmed the 'Shazam!' spin-off will feature Justice Society of America members Hawkman, Doctor Fate and Cyclone, The Hollywood Reporter reports that the 'Straight Outta…

Dwayne Johnson confirms Black Adam to feature Hawkman, Doctor Fate and Cyclone

24 Aug 2020

Film gossip

Dwayne Johnson has confirmed 'Black Adam' will feature characters Hawkman, Doctor Fate and Cyclone. The 48-year-old actor is to play the titular supervillain in the forthcoming film, and he and co-star Noah Centineo, who will play Atom Smasher, will be…

Dwayne Johnson orders Ryan Reynolds to play Hawkman

5 Aug 2020

Film gossip

Dwayne Johnson has responded to Ryan Reynolds ruling himself out playing Hawkman in 'Black Adam' – telling Ryan he has to portray the character. The 'Deadpool' star had taken to social media to deny reports that he is to star as the comic book character…

Ryan Reynolds addresses Black Adam speculation

4 Aug 2020

Film gossip

Ryan Reynolds has denied speculation that he is to appear in 'Black Adam'. The 43-year-old actor had reportedly been eyed for the role of Hawkman in Dwayne Johnson's DC Extended Universe movie, but Ryan has since taken to social media to confirm that he…

Noah Centineo set to star in Black Adam

17 Jul 2020

Film gossip

Noah Centineo is reportedly set to star in 'Black Adam'. The 'To All The Boys I've Loved Before' star is said to have signed on for the highly anticipated DC blockbuster, which will see Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson playing the titular antihero. According…

Dwayne Johnson hopes to start Black Adam filming this summer

14 Apr 2020

Film gossip

Dwayne Johnson revealed 'Black Adam' filming is planned for this summer. The 47-year-old star will play the titular DC Extended Universe villain in the upcoming flick – which is currently slated for release in December 2021 – and he hopes to start work…

Zachary Levi hopeful of epic fights between Shazam and Black Adam

3 Apr 2020

Film gossip

Zachary Levi is hoping that he will get to have "epic fights" with Black Adam in his role as Shazam. The two characters are frequent enemies in the DC Comics universe that spawned them although they are yet to cross paths on the big screen, but Zachary…

Dwayne Johnson has been working on Black Adam since 2008

19 Mar 2020

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Dwayne Johnson has revealed that he has been working on 'Black Adam' since 2008. The 'Jumanji: The Next Level' star will play the villain in the upcoming DC Extended Universe film, which is slated for release in 2021. Johnson admits the years of…

Black Adam 'could reshape comic book movies'

8 Dec 2019

Film gossip

The 'Black Adam' movie could help to "reshape" what a comic book film is. The upcoming DC movie will star Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson as the titular character, and cinematographer Lawrence Sher – who previously worked on the Todd Phillips-directed 'Joker…

Kevin Hart wants to join Dwayne Johnson in Black Adam

29 Nov 2019

Film gossip

Kevin Hart could appear in 'Black Adam' alongside Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson. The 40-year-old actor and the former wrestler have collaborated on a number of films in recent years – including 'Central Intelligence' and 'Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle'…

Dwayne Johnson Black Adam role is dream come true

15 Nov 2019

Film gossip

Dwayne Johnson says his "superhero dreams have come true" with 'Black Adam'. The 47-year-old blockbuster star admitted he never related to Superman as a child because he was too clean cut, whereas Shazam's antihero nemesis does things his own way.

Dwayne Johnson confirms Black Adam will begin shooting next year

21 Oct 2019

Film gossip

Dwayne Johnson has confirmed that 'Black Adam' will start shooting next summer. The 47-year-old action star is playing Black Adam in an upcoming movie based upon the character, who is a recurring enemy of superhero Shazam in the DC Comics series.

Black Adam movie to start filming in 2020?

5 Aug 2019

Film gossip

Dwayne Johnson's 'Black Adam' movie could start production next year. The film's producer Hiram Garcia has revealed there are plans to begin filming the movie about the DC Comics' super villain by the end of 2020. Garcia told Collider: "Definitely the…

Jaume Collet-Serra to helm Black Adam film

10 Jun 2019

Film gossip

Jaume Collet-Serra is set to direct Dwayne Johnson's 'Black Adam' movie. Dwayne is playing Black Adam in an upcoming movie based upon the character, who is a recurring enemy of superhero Shazam in the comic book series, and now filmmaker Jaume, 45, has…

Dwayne Johnson to shoot Black Adam movie in 'about a year'

8 Apr 2019

Film gossip

Dwayne Johnson hopes to start shooting his 'Black Adam' movie in "about a year". The 46-year-old actor – who served as an executive producer on the latest DC Extended Universe film 'Shazam!' – is playing Black Adam in an upcoming movie based upon the…

Dwayne Johnson: Black Adam will start filming in late 2019

11 Jul 2018

Film gossip

Dwayne Johnson thinks 'Black Adam' will start filming in late 2019. The 'Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle' star insists the movie about the DC Comics super villain is coming soon. He said: "With Black Adam I don't think we're going to start early next…

Henry Cavill hints at rivalry with Dwayne Johnson's Black Adam

2 May 2018

Film gossip

Henry Cavill has hinted he wants Superman to face off against Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson's Black Adam. The 34-year-old actor - who made his debut as the iconic character in 2013's 'Man of Steel' - has opened up about the possibility of Black Adam…

Dwayne Johnson reveals production schedule for Black Adam movie

11 Apr 2018

Film gossip

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson hopes his 'Black Adam' movie will be released in 2019. The 45-year-old actor is set to appear as the villain in an upcoming DC movie and, after multiple delays to the project, Dwayne has confirmed that significant progress is…

Dwayne Johnson set for Black Adam appearance in Suicide Squad 2?

8 Nov 2017

Film gossip

Dwayne Johnson is reportedly set to appear in 'Suicide Squad 2' as Black Adam. The 'Fast & Furious' star has signed up to portray the comic book character in his own standalone movie in the DC Extended Universe. But according to The Wrap, the follow-up…

Adam Sztykiel to pen Black Adam movie

1 Nov 2017

Film gossip

Adam Sztykiel is in talks to adapt the 'Black Adam' movie. The 39-year-old scribe - who penned the Robert Downey Jr. comedy 'Due Date' - is currently in negotiations to pen the new DC Extended Universe film based around the villain, Collider reports.

Dwayne Johnson hints Black Adam movie coming sooner than expected

17 May 2017

Film gossip

Dwayne Johnson has teased his 'Black Adam' DC Comics movie could be coming sooner than expected. The 'Fast and Furious' actor has been cast as the villain-turned-anti-hero - originally the arch nemesis of Shazam before turning good - and has hinted that…

Dwayne Johnson: Black Adam could become permanent DCEU character

11 Apr 2017

Film gossip

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson thinks his DC Comics character Black Adam could join an ensemble movie "at some point". The 44-year-old actor was first cast as Black Adam for the upcoming DC movie 'Shazam!' - in which his character would be the villain…

Dwayne Johnson to get standalone Black Adam movie

20 Jan 2017

Film gossip

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson will play Black Adam in a stand-alone movie. The 44-year-old actor had been cast as the DC Comics villain in Captain Marvel movie 'Shazam!' but now Warner Bros. have decided to split the film in two, with the second installment…

Dwayne Johnson reveals why he chose to play Black Adam

2 Apr 2015

Film gossip

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson chose to play Black Adam rather than Shazam because the character is "inherently more interesting". The 42-year-old star confirmed he was offered the opportunity to play both characters from the DC Comics, but decided to appear…

Dwayne Johnson's hopes for Black Adam

22 Feb 2015

Film gossip

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson will play Black Adam opposite "Superman or Batman". The 42-year-old actor recently announced he will play the anti-hero in 'Shazam' and has suggested there are more outings in the pipeline for the character, an archaeologist…

Dwayne Johnson to play Black Adam in Shazam

4 Sep 2014

Film gossip

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson is to play Black Adam in Shazam. The actor suggested last month that he will play a starring role in the eagerly-awaited film, but refused to confirm which of the characters he would play. However, he's ended the speculation by…

Dwayne Johnson set for Shazam

19 Aug 2014

Film gossip

Dwayne Johnson has confirmed he will play a lead character in 'Shazam'. The 42-year-old star has revealed he will be starring in the upcoming DC Comics movie but he is yet to decide whether to play the titular character or his enemy Black Adam. Speaking…

Dwayne Johnson to play Shazam

22 Jul 2014

Film gossip

Dwayne Johnson has revealed he could play Shazam. The hunky actor, 42, revealed the news in an interview with LoveFilm, when he said that his character "would have the power of Superman". Asked about his ambitions, Johnson said: "Shazam, of course, I…

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