Shazam News

Warner Bros. Reveals Massive Plans for DC, 'Harry Potter,' Lego Franchises

11:56 AM 10/15/2014 by Jeff Giles
We knew Warner Bros. execs had big things in store for fans of its DC properties, as well as visions of a new franchise for its Harry Potter spinoff Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, but the studio dropped some major news regarding scheduling for those titles -- as well as its plans for more Lego movies -- during a shareholders meeting today.

What's Popping: 'Shazam,' 'Terminator: Genisys' Sequel, 'Hateful Eight,' 'CHiPs,' Boondock Saint 3'

10:50 AM 9/6/2014 by Binh Ngo
After teasing us with which superhero he'll play, Dwayne Johnson announces on Twitter that he'll be playing Black Adam in Warner Bros.' Shazam. Even though Terminator: Genisys will not be in theaters until July 1, 2015, Paramount has already set the two sequels for May 19, 2017 and June 29, 2018.


‘Shazam’ Movie Not Connected to ‘Justice League’ Shared Universe? – DC’s Shazam movie is happening – but even as we today confirmed that Dwayne “The Rock Johnson” is playing Black Adam, the film’s villain, there have been other details surrounding the project that are raising a few questions. One noticeable anomaly is that the film is being produced by New Line Cinema – the subsidiary of Warner Bros. 5 years 30 weeks ago via jetli

Dwayne Johnson Confirmed for 'Shazam'

2:40 PM 9/3/2014 by Jeff Giles
After what seemed like an endless amount of teasing, buzzing, and dithering, Dwayne Johnson has finally come right out and said it: He's going to play the villain (or anti-hero, whichever you prefer), Black Adam, in New Line's long-brewing adaptation of the DC comic Shazam. Johnson broke the news via Twitter today, writing, ""Kneel at his feet or get crushed by his boot." My honor to become..


New Line President Talks SHAZAM Movie: Will Have "Sense Of Humor And Fun" – The first cast member for the upcoming Shazam movie has finally been announced to be Dwyane "The Rock" Johnson and now reached out to Toby Emmerich, the president of New Line to find out a few things about the upcoming superhero flick. After stating the film will contain a "tone unto itself", he elaborated: 5 years 30 weeks ago via jetli

Dwayne Johnson to Play Black Adam in ‘Shazam,’ Darren Lemke To Script (EXCLUSIVE) – Though Dwayne Johnson hasn’t been shy about teasing his potential involvement in DC and New Line’s “Shazam” movie, the superhero comicbook pic now looks closer to achieving lift-off. Sources tell Variety that Darren Lemke is set to write the script with Johnson attached to star. Johnson will play Black Adam, who in recent issues of the DC comicbook, is... 5 years 30 weeks ago via brucelee

Warner Bros. registers domains for Wonder Woman, Shazam, Justice League – Warner Bros. has registered domains for "Justice League," "Wonder Woman," "Shazam" and "Aquaman." 5 years 31 weeks ago via brucelee

Dwayne Johnson Can't Decide Between Black Adam and Shazam – We've known for some time now that Dwayne Johnson is attached to a DC Comics movie, which the actor all but said was Shazam a few weeks ago, but now it seems Johnson has yet to make a crucial decision - which character he's going to play. 5 years 33 weeks ago via theothersenhman

The Rock Confirms He's In Shazam – Dwayne Johnson has spent months and months teasing a deal that he has been working out with the folks over at Warner Bros. and DC Comics, and as time has passed he has gotten more and more specific in his hints. Most recently he Tweeted an image of Superman, Shazam and Black Adam, suggesting that he would be playing one of the parts - but he still wouldn't specify exactly what was in the works. 5 years 33 weeks ago via brucelee

What's Popping: 'Doctor Strange,' Amazing Spider-Man 3,' 'Ant-Man,' 'Shazam,' and 'Fifty Shades of Grey'

9:13 PM 7/25/2014 by Binh Ngo
Fifty Shades of Grey
Benedict Cumberbatch and Tom Hardy were once rumored to be in the running to play the lead role in Marvel's Doctor Strange, but now, all signs seem to be pointing at Joaquin Phoenix.
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