There have been a few road obstructions en route – however Dwayne Johnson is one bit nearer to living his fantasy about being a superhero.
The Hollywood actor and previous wrestler has reported that his DC Comics film “Black Adam” will currently debut in July 2022.
Johnson, who plays the incredible villain attempting to vindicate himself, took to Instagram on Sunday to share video film from Times Square, showing an animated graphic of the film plastered across the New York landmark’s digital screens.
As the premiere date shows up in flashing neon lights, a dismal voice-over proclaims: “The hierarchy of power in the DC Universe is about to change.”
“A disruptive and unstoppable global force of a message from the man in black himself. ‘Black Adam’ is coming July 29, 2022,” the caption on the Instagram post reads.
“Black Adam” will mark Johnson’s debut as the DC character, who is the foe of Shazam – played by Zachary Levi in the DC Extended Universe.
“As a kid, Superman was the hero I always wanted to be. But, a few years into my fantasy, I realized that Superman was the hero, I could never be. I was too rebellious. Too rambunctious. Too resistant to convention and authority,” he wrote in an Instagram post.
He added that Black Adam is “blessed by magic with the powers equal to SUPERMAN, but the difference is he doesn’t toe the mark or walk the line. He’s a rebellious, one of a kind superhero, who’ll always do what’s right for the people – but he does it his way.
“Black Adam” was previously scheduled for December of this current year however was removed the Warner Bros. release plan back in October 2020. Warner Bros., like CNN, is owned by WarnerMedia.
The new release date implies the antihero film will show up that same weekend as Disney’s fifth “Indiana Jones” film.
Affirmation of the release date comes days after it was reported that previous 007 actor Pierce Brosnan has joined the “Black Adam” cast as Doctor Fate. The film additionally stars Aldis Hodge as Hawkman, Quintessa Swindell as Cyclone and Noah Centineo as Atom Smasher.