Since the announcement of a Shazam! film, the internet has been fancasting children to portray the iconic role of Billy Batson. The most popular names were the kids from Stranger Things and the recent remake of Stephen King’s IT. That role eventually went to Asher Angel but don’t count the Losers’ Club out yet, Jack Dylan Grazer has joined the cast of Shazam!
Grazer will be playing Freddy, who is Billy Batson’s best friend. He also happens to be the only person to know the truth about Shazam.
The IT star joins Angel, Zachary Levi and Mark Strong as the only announced cast members. With David Sandberg (Annabelle Creation) set to direct the film.
Shazam! hits theaters April 5, 2019