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Shazam! had one of the most delightful superhero mid-credits scene in recent memory, one that establishes the film as the frothy fun-loving younger cousin to the dark DC movies while tying the film into the greater cinematic universe. But its later post-credits scene was a bit more puzzling, introducing a villain that only die-hard Shazam! fans might know instead of the Black Adam tease that many expected, with Dwayne Johnson set to star in a solo film about the Shazam foe. But a new Shazam! deleted scene dropped ahead of the film’s Blu-ray release does offer that Black Adam tease we were expecting. Watch the Shazam deleted scene below.
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Jaume Collet-Serra, director of The Shallows, is the top choice to direct Dwayne Johnson in Black Adam. The Warner Bros. DC film is supposedly tied directly into this year’s Shazam!, and would star Johnson as a villainous character who faces off against Shazam in the comics. Johnson has been attached to the project since 2008, and there was some question about whether the movie would ever see the light of day. Now, on the heels of Shazam!, it looks like Warner Bros. and New Line are ready to get serious.
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This past weekend, Shazam! bolted into theaters as the next chapter in the ever-changing landscape of the DC Extended Universe, and it sounds like audiences were very pleased with what they got from the superhero played by Zachary Levi. Along with a 92% Certified Fresh rating from critics at Rotten Tomatoes and a 90% score from audience, Shazam! also landed an “A” CinemaScore. So it should come as no surprise that the Shazam box office haul took the movie to the #1 spot on the charts, and executive producer Dwayne Johnson couldn’t be more thrilled, especially since this paves the way for him to arrive in the DCEU as Shazam villain Black Adam. Read More »
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