SDCC 2018: First Shazam! trailer released

22 July, 2018, 02:38 | Author: Cecil Buchanan

Shazam! is the first of the DC Comics extended universe films to arrive next year, with Wonder Woman 1984 expected to hit theaters on November 1, 2019. The tone of this movie should be unlike any other superhero movie we have seen before, carrying a unique narrative, and the new trailer only gets us more excited to see this clever concept on the big screen.

Played by Zachary Levi and Asher Angel, Shazam is basically a kid who transforms into a well-muscled, nearly invulnerable superhero by saying the magic word SHAZAM! I do know that the character previously went by Captain Marvel, but as you can imagine, Marvel wasn't too fond of DC having a character with that name. Per canon, Shazam is one of the only characters who can stand toe-to-toe with Superman, Levi said.

We all have a superhero inside us, it just takes a bit of magic to bring it out.

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If you're unfamiliar with the classic superhero and/or not been following the coverage, Shazam the superhero is, in fact, a young boy named Billy Batson (played by Asher Angel), who transforms into an adult superhero (Chuck's Zachary Levi) when he yells "Shazam!" There's a minor moment between Shazam and Mark Strong's villain, Dr. Thaddeus Sivana where the latter is literally recognized as being "like a bad guy". Still a kid at heart-inside a ripped, godlike body-Shazam revels in this adult version of himself by doing what any teen would do with superpowers: have fun with them! Can he skip his social studies test? Jack Grazer will play Freeman in the upcoming movie and Zachary Levi will play Batson's alter ego Shazam!

Also starring Grace Fulton, Faithe Herman, Ian Chen, Jovan Armand, Cooper Andrews, and Marta Milans, Shazam! opens in theaters on April 5, 2019.

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