With DC/Warner Brothers trying to steer away from their box office dud Justice League. Director David Sandberg was given the key to Fawcette City to begin filming another chapter of DC Films. Shazam! Our future Billy Batson, Asher Angel has officially wrapped filming on the upcoming super-hero film!
Asher will bring to life a teenager who has the ability to say the word “Shazam,” and transform into an adult superhero with the power of six mythological gods. This being his first live action debut, he and his co lead Zachary Levi will be clasing with Dr. Sivana played by Kingsman alum Mark Strong.
The young actor updated his social media to let his fans know he had wrapped filming and he’s excited to deliver this movie:
With the recent casting news, and set photos released it looks like Shazam! will be another promising solo movie success for DC.
Shazam! is set to release April 5th, 2019!
“We all have a superhero inside us, it just takes a bit of magic to bring it out. In Billy Batson’s (Angel) case, by shouting out one word—SHAZAM!—this streetwise 14-year-old foster kid can turn into the adult Super Hero Shazam (Levi), courtesy of an ancient wizard. Still a kid at heart—inside a ripped, godlike body—Shazam revels in this adult version of himself by doing what any teen would do with superpowers: have fun with them! Can he fly? Does he have X-ray vision? Can he shoot lightning out of his hands? Can he skip his social studies test? Shazam sets out to test the limits of his abilities with the joyful recklessness of a child. But he’ll need to master these powers quickly in order to fight the deadly forces of evil controlled by Dr. Thaddeus Sivana (Strong).”