Shazam!

Shazam!
  • 2019
  • US
  • Directed by: David F. Sandberg
  • Cast: Zachary Levi, Asher Angel, Mark Strong, Jack Dylan Grazer, Grace Fulton, Ian Chen, Jovan Armand, Faithe Herman, Cooper Andrews, Marta Milans, Djimon Hounsou
  • UK release: 5 April 2019

Billy Batson (Angel) is a teenager raised by a foster family, who’s given magic powers by The Wizard (Hounsou): if he shouts ‘SHAZAM!’ he becomes the titular cape-wearing adult (Levi). A superhero movie bursting with humour and heart, with a mischievous performance from Levi, inspired jokes, emotion and surprising cameos.

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Alderney Arts Centre & Cinema (0.0 miles)

Victoria Street, Alderney, Guernsey, GY9 3TA
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Reviews & features

Shazam!

1 Apr 20194 stars

Joyful, Christmas-set superhero movie that brings a blast of fun to the DC Extended Universe

The DC Extended Universe reaches merry heights with a superhero movie fit-to-burst with humour and heart. After the success of James Wan's Aquaman, David F Sandberg, another director who made his name in horror (with Lights Out and Annabelle: Creation)…

Zachary Levi: David Sandberg brought a little darkness to Shazam

23 Mar 2019

Film gossip

Zachary Levi believes David Sandberg brought a little "darkness" to 'Shazam'. The Swedish filmmaker is best known for his work in horror and the actor thinks his director's background stopped the saga – about an orphan boy and his superpowered adult…

Zachary Levi wants floss dance in Shazam! to 'die a horrible death'

21 Mar 2019

Film gossip

Zachary Levi wants the floss dance to "die a horrible death" after he had to do it in the 'Shazam!' movie. The 38-year-old actor is seen doing the dance move phenomenon in his role as the titular superhero in the latest DC Extended Universe film…

Shazam! director already wants to make a sequel

20 Mar 2019

Film gossip

A 'Shazam!' sequel could be in the works. David F. Sandberg and Peter Safran – the respective director and producer of the latest DC Extended Universe film – have confirmed they want to continue the story of Zachary Levi's Billy Batson after his…

Mark Strong: TV's golden age has helped comic-book movies

24 Jan 2019

Film gossip

Mark Strong thinks the rise of TV has helped comic-book movies to thrive. The 55-year-old actor – who stars in the upcoming 'Shazam!' movie – has claimed that TV is currently enjoying a "golden age", and that the trend is benefiting the superhero…

Zachary Levi says Shazam! is 'between Superman and Big'

24 Jan 2019

Film gossip

Zachary Levi thinks the 'Shazam!' movie will occupy the space "between 'Superman' and 'Big'". The 38-year-old actor – who is set to star as the superhero character in the David F. Sandberg-directed movie – feels he brings something different to the…

Zachary Levi unveils Shazam! costume

22 May 2018

Film gossip

Zachary Levi has unveiled his 'Shazam!' costume. The 37-year-old actor - who is best known for his role in the comedy series 'Chuck' - has been cast as the titular superhero in the upcoming DC Extended Universe movie which focuses on Billy Batson, a…

Mark Strong prefers being a bad guy

9 Apr 2018

Film gossip

Mark Strong prefers to play villains to heroes and he thinks his love of dark characters comes from him being English. The 54-year-old actor has portrayed bad guys in 'Syriana', 'Zero Dark Thirty' and 'Green Lantern' and has been cast as main…

David F. Sandberg reveals Shazam! is filming

30 Jan 2018

Film gossip

David F. Sandberg has announced that shooting has begun on the 'Shazam!' movie. The 37-year-old director is helming the new DC Extended Universe movie and logged on to Instagram to tell fans that production is underway. Uploading a photo of a…

Mark Strong spills on Shazam! secrecy

14 Jan 2018

Film gossip

Mark Strong has revealed the scripts on 'Shazam!' have encrypted technology which makes the text disappear if you stop reading for "20 seconds". The 54-year-old English actor is to play villain Doctor Sivana in the DC Extended Universe movie about…

Zachary Levi says Shazam! is Superman meets Big

9 Jan 2018

Film gossip

Zachary Levi has described upcoming superhero film 'Shazam!' as "'Superman' meets 'Big'". The 37-year-old actor - who is best known for his role in the comedy series 'Chuck' - is set to join the DC Extended Universe as the lead character, who is also…

David F. Sandberg defends Shazam! movie

2 Jan 2018

Film gossip

David F. Sandberg has urged haters to wait and see 'Shazam!' before criticising the DC Extended Universe movie. The 36-year-old filmmaker will be helming the new superhero film, which has been penned by Henry Gayden and Darren Lemke, but although not…

Jack Dylan Grazer joins cast of Shazam!

7 Dec 2017

Film gossip

Jack Dylan Grazer has joined the cast of 'Shazam!'. The 14-year-old actor - who is best known for playing Edward 'Eddie' Kaspbrak' in the hit horror 'IT' - is set to play Freddy, the best friend to teenager Billy Baston who will be played by Asher…

Asher Angel joins Shazam! movie

7 Nov 2017

Film gossip

Asher Angel has joined the 'Shazam!' movie. The 'Andi Mack' star has been cast to play the teenager Billy Batson opposite Zachary Levi - who will be his adult superhero alter ego Captain Marvel - in the new DC Extended Universe movie, Variety…

Grace Fulton in talks to join Shazam! movie

3 Nov 2017

Film gossip

Grace Fulton is in talks to star in the 'Shazam!' DC Extended Universe movie. The 21-year-old actress recently starred in the paranormal horror 'Annabelle: Creation' and is now reportedly in talks to join Zachary Levi in the new superhero…

Zachary Levi to play Captain Marvel in Shazam! movie

30 Oct 2017

Film gossip

Zachary Levi has been cast as Captain Marvel in the upcoming 'Shazam!' movie. The 31-year-old actor - who is best known for his role in the comedy series 'Chuck' - is set to join the DC Extended Universe as the lead character, who is also known by…

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…

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…

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.

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…

Shazam, p’tang, yang, kipperbang and also the Rock

27 Sep 2007

There is no reason for that headline other than the fact I have always wanted to reference that particular film and the Rock is going to be in the adaptation of Shazam!. But the twist, the delicious twist, is that he’s going to allow the fans to…

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