helen mirren in shazam fury of the gods

Helen Mirren is a goddess amongst men, and she’ll soon be playing a goddess amongst superheroes in Shazam! Fury of the Gods. And naturally, she’s got to look the part. A new set photo from the Shazam! sequel reveals exactly what that look is, showing an armored Mirren chatting with Zachary Levi, who plays the titular superhero. Check out our first look at Mirren as the villain Hespera in Shazam! Fury of the Gods, below.

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mark strong shazam sequel

Mark Strong has carved out a career playing menacing villains, and there’s one that he would be happy to reprise — if he would get the call. In director David F. Sandberg‘s 2019 comic book movie Shazam!Strong played the vengeful Dr. Sivana, the archenemy of the titular superhero (Zachary Levi). But like many a Big Bad, he was stopped by the hero, leaving the door open for new villains to go up against Shazam in the sequel. But what if Dr. Sivana showed up in another Shazam sequel? Strong is open to the idea.

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shazam 2 villain

Shazam! Fury of the Gods is welcoming a titan of acting to play its villain. Helen Mirren is joining the cast of the New Line and DC Films comic book sequel as the villain Hespera. And if you’re frantically Googling to find out who that is, don’t be confused: it’s a new character with no apparent DC Comics counterpart.

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Shazam 2 cast updated

Rachel Zegler might soon become a household name. The previously unknown actress was plucked from obscurity to star as Maria in Steven Spielberg’s remake of West Side Story, and now she’s joining the DC Extended Universe as well.

A new report says Zegler has been hired to play a “key role” in the upcoming sequel Shazam: Fury of the Gods, making her the latest member of the Shazam 2 cast.

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the batman release date

Shortly after it was reported that Dune would get pushed back by nearly a year, Warner Bros. has significantly reshuffled its film release calendar for the next two years. The biggest major delay is The Batman, which moves from October 2021 to March 2022. Several other comic book movies are following in The Batman‘s steps, with The Flash and Shazam 2 getting pushed back several months, while Black Adam has been taken off the release calendar entirely. Only Wonder Woman 1984 remains in its December 2020 slot.

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shazam family

Shazam! had one of the most satisfying third act reveals in superhero moviedom, with the introduction of the Shazam family in their super-powered glory. The only downside was that it was too short, with only a few minutes shown of the foster family fighting as their alter egos. But for those itching for more of the Shazam family, fear not: the upcoming Shazam! Fury of the Gods will feature the whole super-powered family in action.

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shazam 2

Zachary Levi and his Shazam! co-stars spoke about the upcoming sequel during a (very brief) DC FanDome panel and revealed the new title for the follow-up directed by David F. Sandberg. Find out what secrets they may have revealed — and what guests may have dropped by — below.

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the batman release date

We’re all going to have to wait a little longer to see Robert Pattinson‘s take on the Caped Crusader. As previously reported, Matt Reeves’ The Batman shut down production due to the coronavirus, and that has now officially impacted the movie’s release date. Originally set to open in the summer of 2021, The Batman‘s release date has now been pushed to October of that year instead. Meanwhile, other Warner Bros. titles – The FlashShazam 2The Many Saints of Newark, and the untitled Elvis biopic – are being moved around as well.

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shazam 2 release date

Warner. Bros. is on a streak of announcing release dates — a lightning streak, you might say. The studio has set the official release dates for the sequel one of its most acclaimed DCEU comic book movies, Shazam!, while pushing back the theatrical release of its upcoming Sesame Street live-action movie. Both films will be coming to theaters in 2022.

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shazam sequel

Shazam exceeded box office expectations, which meant it was only a matter of time before Warner Bros. went ahead and started thinking about the sequel. Sure enough, word is out that Henry Gayden, who wrote the first film, is set to write the Shazam sequel as well. Gayden is obviously moving up in the film world, since his only other feature writing credit before Shazam was the E.T. knock-off Earth to Echo.

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