The next American superhero picture Black Adam is based on the DC Comics character of the same name.
It will be distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures and produced by New Line Cinema, DC Films, Seven Bucks Productions, and FlynnPictureCo. as a spin-off of Shazam! (2019) and the eleventh film in the DC Extended Universe (DCEU).
Jaume Collet-Serra directed the film, which was written by Adam Sztykiel, Rory Haines, and Sohrab Noshirvani.
Date of Release for Black Adam
The release date for Black Adam in theaters is set for October 21, 2022. It was originally scheduled to take place on July 29, but Warner Bros.
made a number of changes to the release dates of DC Comics superhero flicks. We still have some time to wait, but we are confident that it will be well worth it!
What Exactly Happens in the Movie “Black Adam”?
The only thing that we know about the movie at this point is that it is a spin-off from the film Shazam!, which will be released in 2019, and that it will follow the film’s anti-hero, named Black Adam, as he escapes purgatory 5,000 years after he was imprisoned there.
Even though we do not yet have any specific plot details, we do have some idea about what to anticipate from the new character.
Black Adam’s powers originated from the wizards of the Rock of Eternity, just like those of the character Shazam (also known as Billy Baston), so even though we do not yet have any specific plot details, we do have some idea about what to anticipate from Black Adam.
Black Adam “used his power to corrupt his beliefs and passions,” which led to his exile, as stated in DC Comics. This decision resulted in Black Adam being banished.
Despite the fact that he is currently “a regular opponent to Earth’s heroes,” he “believes he is the appropriate person to rule humanity and that whatever action he does is required for the greater good.”
As soon as we have specific information regarding the storyline of Black Adam, we will make it a point to share it with you.
Who All Is Playing the Roles?
Black Adam features a cast that is led by Dwayne Johnson, and there are a few more A-list actors who are currently linked to the movie. The following is the current roster for the film’s cast…
- Sarah Shahi as Adrianna Tomaz
- Dr. Fate was played by Pierce Brosnan, and Carter Hall was played by Aldis Hodge.
- As Al Rothstein, Noah Centineo stars.
- Quintessa Swindell as Maxine Hunkell.
Is There a Teaser Video Available?
The Rock can be seen in action in the new Black Adam clip, which has just been released in its entirety. It follows him 5,000 years after he obtained his powers and fled from his incarceration, showing how the titular character died and was resurrected. It also reveals how the titular character died and was reincarnated.
Who Is Adam Black?
Black Adam was a corrupted ancient Egyptian with a convoluted history in the original comics.
He first appeared in 1945 as a minor character in the adventures of Captain Marvel and was reintroduced in the 1970s when DC licensed the old Captain Marvel and re-branded him as Shazam.
His original name was Teth-Adam, and the wizard Shazam bestowed upon him extraordinary abilities.
However, after gaining power, he became evil and resolved to conquer the world, beginning with Egypt. Shazam was unable to reclaim the abilities he granted to Black Adam, so he banished him. Black Adam did not return to Earth until 1945.
However, comic book storylines are adaptable, and Black Adam’s story has been altered multiple times since his initial run.
You may spend months sifting through back issues in order to catch up on all of his plots. DC will not exclude a large number of prospective spectators by requiring knowledge of Black Adam’s comic book history in order to comprehend the film.
What Are His Abilities?
He possesses the abilities of Shazam, whose name originally represented the knowledge of Solomon, the strength of Hercules, the endurance of Atlas, the power of Zeus, the courage of Achilles, and the speed of Mercury. Later in his comic book career, though, similar abilities are assigned to Egyptian gods.
In any case, he is similar to Superman in that he has everything. The movie teaser depicts Black Adam not even flinching when he is struck in the face with a metal rod and then flinging the perpetrator a great distance away. He is also immune to gunfire and able to fly. Moreover, he can catch rockets.
Is He a Hero or an Antagonist?
An original villain. In the film, he appears to tilt in this direction. Nonetheless, moviegoers adore The Rock, and Warner Bros. may be tempted to offer him a moral awakening. Call him a villain? Like how people cheered for Tony Soprano despite knowing he was doing wrong?
The trailer hints at a terrible past involving his son and a moral conundrum when Hawkman states, “In this world, there exist both heroes and monsters. Heroes don’t kill people.” The response of Black Adam is “Well, I do.”
In the teaser, he is also warned that he can be “the destroyer of this world or its savior.” A rocket that would have killed two normal humans in a Scooby-Doo-style van is intercepted by Black Adam, who does not indicate which side he is leaning on. Thus, he is at least THEIR savior?
“I appreciate Dwayne’s star power and how he’s a Hollywood action hero, but Black Adam is infinitely more interesting as a villain,” one YouTube commentator on the trailer writes.