Dwayne Johnson on Saturday let free his DC character Black Adam as he unveiled the primary footage from the much-awaited eponymous film through 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 group of explorers inspecting a cave the place they arrive nose to nose with Johnson’s ruthless supervillain who then begins wrecking havoc upon them.
Throughout 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 huge ardour venture of mine for a really very long time and I’ve labored so exhausting work these palms, 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 Nineteen 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 just lately began post-production and teased that the film will function among the most largest motion sequences ever filmed.
“The movie has with out questions among the largest motion sequences, I’ve ever been part of. And I am so proud and excited of our unimaginable group who’re working away to create breathtaking holy s**t scenes that I do know you are actually,” he added.
Black Adam may 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 by way of their Seven Bucks Productions, and Beau Flynn by way of FlynnPictureCo.
Black Adam shall be launched within the US on July 29, 2022.