Review of the Black Adam trailer: DC’s anti-hero movie

Dwayne Johnson put out the first official trailer for Black Adam on Wednesday. The over two-minute trailer was also posted by Warner Bros. and DC Comics. In it, the actor plays the DC Comics bad guy with the same name. In the trailer for Dwayne Johnson’s long-awaited take on the DC Comics antihero, “The Man in Black,” you’ll see him and many other heroes. The trailer made it look like the movie was about a dark myth.

Johnson plays the strong anti-hero and sworn enemy of Shazam, who was played by Zachary Levi in the 2019 origin movie and will be played by Mark Strong in the 2020 sequel, “Shazam: Fury of the Gods.” “Black Adam,” which has been in the making for almost ten years, will come out on July 29.

Johnson was supposed to make his DC debut as Black Adam in the 2019 movie “Shazam,” but his part was cut when the character’s own spinoff was approved in 2017.

In October of 2021, Johnson posted a first look at the movie on Twitter. It showed Black Adam breaking free after being locked up for 5,000 years. Johnson said in the October video, “This character, this movie, and this universe have been a huge passion project of mine for a very long time.” “I was born to play Black Adam, that’s the truth.”

In the movie, we’ll also meet members of the Justice Society of America, which is a well-known group like the Justice League. Aldis Hodge plays Hawkman, Noah Centineo plays Atom Smasher, Quintessa Swindell plays Cyclone, and Pierce Brosnan plays Doctor Fate. The bad guys from Intergang, Marwan Kenzari, James Cusati-Moyer, Bodhi Sabongui, Mo Amer, and Uli Latukefu, will all be in the movie.

“Black Adam” is a movie made by DC Entertainment, New Line Cinema, Warner Bros., Flynn Picture Company, and Seven Bucks Productions. Jaume Collet-Serra is in charge of making the movie. Some of the people who wrote it are Adam Sztykiel, Rory Haines, and Sohrab Noshirvani.

Black Adam stars Dwayne Johnson as the new anti-hero.

Black Adam has been in comic books for a long time, but this is his first time on the big screen. He made his first appearance in 1945 as an old, bad guy who was given superpowers by the wizard Shazam. Adam has changed from a supervillain in Shazam to a morally ambiguous antihero over the years, and Collet-Serra says that it was this ambiguity that made him want to direct on the set of Jungle Cruise when Johnson asked him to.

“When I started reading about Black Adam, I was intrigued by how different he is from other characters,” Collet-Serra says. “Is he brave? Is he a bad guy? Is he a bad guy? He has such a unique story, and I like how he fits in with my style and general view of the world. In a world where not everything is black or white, you need a superhero like him who can work in the grey area and has his own moral code.

Johnson has always liked the character, and he has worked very hard to make Black Adam a movie. Collet-Serra says he was most excited to see Johnson play a complicated, sad, and intense character, rather than the wisecracking con man he played in Jungle Cruise.

The director says, “It’s a cliche to say that someone was born to play a part, but in this case, it’s true.” “Because of him, the movie was made. He gave this movie the drive and drive that got it made. Even though it took him a long time to reach this goal, I think it was worth it.”

“He doesn’t need any padding!” Collet-Serra says with a laugh, referring to the fact that they didn’t have to sew fake muscles into Johnson’s supersuit because they chose him.

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