As the fans of DC Comics are getting more and more impatient waiting for new movies, here’s something which might not disappoint them. Black Adam is coming to screens across the world on the 21st of October. The DCEU (DC Extended Universe) has been in doldrums for way too long and this movie is aimed at giving a much-needed boost to their fortunes. It stars Dwayne Johnson as its titular protagonist, Black Adam and he’s surrounded by talented actors such as Aldis Hodge, Noah Centineo among others. The studio has been doing its best to make the audience interested in their upcoming movie.
There are a lot of people who’re fans of the superhero franchise and they want to see DC Comics finally make their mark on the big screens. The excitement has reached fever pitch as DC Comics have been working in collaboration with Warner Bros. Over the last few years, there have been delays and there have been rumours that the movie might not see the light of day at all after all. Now that it’s finally done with, it seems like it’ll be worth the wait.
Black Adam: Who is in the cast?
- Dwayne Johnson as Teth-Adam.
- Aldis Hodge as Carter Hall.
- Noah Centineo as Albert Rothstein.
- Sarah Shahi as Adrianna Tomaz.
- Marwan Kenzari as Ishmael Gregor.
- Quintessa Swindell as Maxine Hunkel.
- Bodhi Sabongui as Amon.
- Pierce Brosnan as Kent Nelson.
- Djimon Hounsou as Shazam.
What is the plot of the movie?
The movie seems to be based on a very interesting concept. Adam Black is an ancient Egyptian superhero and he was the person responsible for sealing away his master, the supervillain, Doctor Sivana. In the comics, he’s quite well known as a hero. However, in the new DC Extended Universe movie ‘Black Adam’ will play out an origin story of sorts which will delve into how Black Adam becomes a villain at all. It is also about how he becomes the superhero known as Black Adam and his battle against his former friend and mentor, Shazam. The movie is set in modern times and the initial footage released is quite impressive.
Who is Black Adam?
Black Adam is the alter ego of a great Egyptian monarch, Teth-Adam and he was also known as Adoel Akh-Adam. The character was created by Otto Binder and C. C. Beck with an American writer, Otto Binder in 1966 for the DC Comics Superhero anthology title ‘Showcase’. He is one of the most intelligent villains in comics who was a mentor himself in his youth and had assisted Doctor Sivana at some point in time.
Who is the director of the film?
Jaume Collet-Serra is the director, he’s worked on a number of action movies over the past few years, including House of Wax (2005), Orphan (2009) and The Shallows (2016) He’s also come up with a couple of horror movies, but this will be his first time working on comic book movie.
Black Adam: Releasing Date
The Movie of same name mentioned above was originally scheduled for release on 22nd of December 2021 but it was moved to July 29, 2022 because of COVID-19. Warner Bros finally announced the release date which is October 21, 2022.
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