Dwayne Johnson on Saturday let unfastened his DC character Black Adam as he unveiled the primary footage from the much-awaited eponymous film throughout the 2021 version of DC FanDome. He showcased the opening scene from the film that marks his entry into DC Prolonged Universe.
The primary footage confirmed a staff of explorers inspecting a cave the place they arrive nose to nose with Johnson’s ruthless supervillain who then begins wrecking havoc upon them.
In the course of the free digital fan occasion, Johnson mentioned he was “born to play Black Adam” within the DCEU. “This character, this movie, this universe has been a big ardour venture of mine for a really very long time and I’ve labored so exhausting work these fingers, my fingers to the bone on this venture as a result of it is the form of venture that I do know comes alongside as soon as in a lifetime. And the reality is, I used to be born to play Black Adam,” the 49-year-old actor mentioned.
Black Adam is a spin-off from Warner Bros and New Line Cinema’s Shazam!, that includes Zachary Levi. The character first appeared in DC Comics within the Forties as a villain corrupted by energy. He turned an anti-hero within the early 2000s.
Jaume Collet-Serra, who earlier directed Dwayne within the upcoming Jungle Cruise, is helming the movie. Dwayne mentioned Black Adam lately began post-production and teased that the film will characteristic a few of the most largest motion sequences ever filmed.
“The movie has with out questions a few of the largest motion sequences, I’ve ever been part of. And I am so proud and excited of our unbelievable staff who’re working away to create breathtaking holy s**t scenes that I do know you are actually,” he added.
Black Adam can even options Aldis Hodge as Hawkman, Noah Centineo as Atom Smasher, Quintessa Swindell as Cyclone, and Pierce Brosnan as Dr Destiny.
In a behind-the-scenes video, former James Bond star Brosnan mentioned he had an unparalleled expertise engaged on the film.
“I’ve by no means seen the likes of this earlier than. Having performed James Bond for 10 years for movies, nothing compares to this,” he mentioned.
Johnson has additionally produced the film with Dany Garcia and Hiram Garcia through their Seven Bucks Productions, and Beau Flynn by means of FlynnPictureCo.
Black Adam might be launched within the US on July 29, 2022.