After years of development and constant assurances that this film is definitely still happening, Warner Bros. finally released the teaser for the supervillain movie Black Adamstarring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson as one of the most feared figures in the DC universe.
The teaser or promo clip was announced by Johnson at the DC FanDome, which is a comic publisher’s global virtual fan event showcasing their most anticipated movies, shows and video games. And it seems that Dwayne Johnson’s appearance in a superhero film has been highly anticipated by fans and the film already has a release schedule in July 2022.
Ladies & Gents…
Enjoy your WORLD EXCLUSIVE first look⚡️
He is ruthless.
He is unstoppable.
He is the reason the hierarchy of power in the DC UNIVERSE is about to change.
he is #BLACKADAM
— Dwayne Johnson (@TheRock) October 16, 2021
The scene in the teaser opening scene from Black Adam It shows several people discovering a secret place and accidentally “awakening” Black Adam. And immediately he then showed off his super strength which was quite terrible.
Black Adam will star Dwayne Johnson as Teth-Adam, whose backstory was alluded to in the film Shazam! in 2019. The film adaptation is also expected to introduce the Justice Society of America. Joining Johnson are Pierce Brosnan as Doctor Fate, Noah Centineo as Atom Smasher, Quintessa Swindell as Cyclone, and Aldis Hodge as Hawkman. Other cast members are Sarah Shahi, Marwan Kenzari, James Cusati-Moyer, Bodhi Sabongui, Mo Amer, and Uli Latukefu.
In the comics, Black Adam initially appears as a villain against the superhero character Shazam. Adam was the first champion mainstay of the wizard Shazam for centuries. Over time, Adam became greedy for power and later turned into Black Adam. This forces the wizard to seal the villain for centuries, meanwhile he finds a new superhero hero, namely Billy Batson who is also the central character of the film Shazam! in 2019.
Jaume Collet-Serra (Jungle Cruise) is directing the film from a script written by Rory Haines and Sohrab Noshirvani following an earlier draft from Adam Sztykiel. The film will be released on July 29, 2022.