Shazam is again for a second go. At DC FanDome on Saturday, Zachary Levi and Co. gave us a primary behind-the-scenes have a look at Shazam! Fury of the Gods, the upcoming sequel to the 2019 authentic. It showcased Helen Mirren and Lucy Liu in costume, who’re taking part in the Greek god Atlas’ daughters Hespera and Kalypso in the second Shazam film. And following a set photograph that includes the Shazam Family earlier this yr, DC FanDome gave us one other peek at the superhero squad that may face up towards these new threats.
“We’re raising the bar with this one,” Levi stated at DC FanDome, teasing what DC followers can anticipate from Shazam! Fury of the Gods. Levi additionally talked about the enjoyable that they had on the units. While the film wrapped manufacturing a pair of months again, Shazam! Fury of the Gods will not be due for nearly two extra years weirdly. I suppose this has to do with the construction and the greater plans that Warner Bros. has for the DC Extended Universe, which is rising not solely in cinemas however will even broaden on HBO Max going ahead.
Before we see Shazam! Fury of the Gods in 2023, the DCEU will carry us Dwayne Johnson-led Black Adam in July 2022, The Flash with Ezra Miller, Ben Affleck and Michael Keaton in November 2022, and Jason Momoa-led Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom in December 2022. Before all that, we now have Robert Pattinson in The Batman in March 2022 — it is not half of the DCEU although, not like the others.
In addition to Levi, Mirren, and Liu, Shazam! Fury of the Gods additionally stars Asher Angel as the teenager Billy Batson, Jack Dylan Grazer as his bodily disabled superhero-fan foster brother Freddy Freeman, Faithe Herman as his good-natured youthful foster sister Darla Dudley, Grace Fulton as his mature academically pushed older foster sister Mary Bromfield, Ian Chen as his obsessive gamer youthful foster brother Eugene Choi, and Jovan Armand as his shy older foster brother Pedro Peña.
Upon saying the phrase “Shazam!”, Batson and his foster siblings flip into their grownup superhero kinds who’re performed respectively by Levi, Adam Brody, Meagan Good, Fulton, Ross Butler, and D.J. Cotrona. Shazam! Fury of the Gods will even function the returning Marta Milans and Cooper Andrews as their foster mom and father Rosa and Víctor Vásquez, respectively.
Behind the scenes, Shazam!’s director David F. Sandberg and author Henry Gayden return in these respective capacities on Shazam! Fury of the Gods. Gyula Pados — recognized for his work on Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, and its sequel Jumanji: The Next Level — serves as the cinematographer. Peter Safran and Geoff Johns are producers on the second Shazam live-action film. Shazam! Fury of the Gods is a manufacturing of DC Films, New Line Cinema, The Safran Company, and Mad Ghost Productions. Warner Bros. Pictures handles distribution worldwide.
- Release Date 2 June 2023
- Language English
- Genre Comedy, Fantasy, Action, Superhero
- Cast Zachary Levi, Asher Angel, Jack Dylan Grazer, Djimon Hounsou, Rachel Zegler, Helen Mirren, Lucy Liu, Adam Brody, Faithe Herman, Meagan Good, Grace Fulton, Ian Chen, Ross Butler, Jovan Armand, D.J. Cotrona
- Director David F. Sandberg
- Producer Peter Safran, Geoff Johns
- Production Warner Bros. Pictures