Warner Bros has announced that David F. Sandberg’s (Lights Out) movie set in the DC Extended Universe, Shazam!, will open 5th April 2019.
The film follows young Billy Batson, who is gifted power by a wizard to fight the forces of evil. With the wisdom of Solomon, the strength of Hercules, the stamina of Atlas, the power of Zeus, the courage of Achilles and the speed of Mercury, he is Shazam!
The cast includes Zachary Levi (Thor Ragnarok) as Shazam, Asher Angel (Andi Mack) as Billy Batson, and Dylan Grazer (It) as Billy’s best friend. Mark Strong (Green Lantern) is in talks to play Shazam’s nemesis, mad scientist Dr Sivana.