SHAZAM! (2019)

David F. Sandberg (“Annabelle: Creation”) directs new line Cinema’s “Shazam!,” the origin story that stars Zachary levi (TV’s “Chuck”) because the titular DC Super Hero, at the side of Asher Angel (TV’s “Andi Mack”) as Billy Batson, and Mark sturdy (the “Kingsman” movies) in the role of Super-Villain Dr. Thaddeus Sivana. Peter Safran (“Aquaman,” “The Conjuring” and “Annabelle” films) is the film’s producer.

We all have a superhero within us, it simply 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 child will grow to be the adult Super Hero Shazam (Levi), courtesy of an ancient wizard. Still a child at heart—inside a ripped, godlike body—Shazam revels during this adult version of himself by doing what any teenaged would do with superpowers: have fun with them! will he fly? will he have X-ray vision? will he shoot lightning out of his hands? will he skip his social studies check? Shazam sets resolute test the boundaries of his talents with the joyful rashness of a baby. however he’ll need to master these powers quickly so as to fight the deadly forces of evil controlled by Dr. Thaddeus Sivana (Strong).

“Shazam!” also stars Jack Dylan Grazer (“IT”) as Billy’s ally and ultimate superhero enthusiast, Freddy, a part of the family that includes female parent, contend by Grace fulton (“Annabelle: Creation”); Darla, contend by Faithe herman (TV’s “This is Us”); Eugene, contend by Ian chen (TV’s “Fresh Off the Boat”); and Pedro, contend by Jovan Armand (TV’s “Hawaii Five-O”). Cooper Andrews (TV’s “The Walking Dead”) and Marta Milans (TV’s “Killer Women”) play foster folks Victor and genus Rosa Vasquez, with oscar nominee Djimon Hounsou (“Blood Diamond”) as the Wizard.

 

Release date:  5th April 2019. (UK)