Dwayne Johnson will play the villain Black Adam in the adaptation of the popular comic strip Shazam. He himself announced this on his Twitter page.
Note that the project does not yet have an approved premiere date, but also a scriptwriter and director, but Johnson's revelation may mean that they will be announced in the near future ... On the eve of Warner Bros. reserved the domain name ShazamMovie.com, probably related to a future movie adaptation.
Recall that Black Adam was introduced in the comics in 1945, and the second coming of the antihero took place already in the 70s.
In the original version, he was the prince of Ancient Egypt, whom the powerful wizard Shazam chose as his successor. However, endowed with superpowers Teth, rises against the Egyptian pharaoh and takes the throne. Disappointed in his student Shazam, unable to take away the power given to him, exiles the villain to a distant star system. It took him five thousand years to get back.
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