Dwayne Johnson Confirms Hawkgirl Won’t Be Part of Black Adam’s Justice Society
During the recent DC FanDome event, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson revealed the first teaser for the upcoming Black Adam movie. Johnson also announced that the Justice Society of America would play a significant role in the film before introducing the members of the team that will encounter DC’s antihero. Many fans were surprised to not see Hawkgirl as part of the superpowered squad, and that’s why someone asked Johnson about it on Twitter. The actor then revealed she was part of their initial JSA team, but something forced a change of plans (via SuperHeroHype). Note that a lot of times, if DC has a plan for a particular character in another medium, they might restrict their use elsewhere.
Over the years, many superheroines have assumed the secret identity of Hawkgirl. The only recurring element is her partner/romantic interest Hawkman since it’s nearly impossible to see one without the other. Recently, fans saw the Shiera Sanders Hall version of Hawkgirl as part of the Justice Society of America in the Stargirl television series. Sadly, she lost her life to Brainwave on the night the Injustice Society attacked the JSA headquarters.
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Dwayne Johnson has been working on Black Adam for 10 years. The character was originally supposed to appear in this year’s Shazam! but decided to save his highly-anticipated debut for a later film in order to let each character get some breathing room. However, despite not appearing in Shazam!, his character was teased with the wizard Shazam, played by Djimon Hounsou (Guardians of the Galaxy), telling his origin story to Billy Batson.
Based on the DC Comics character created by Otto Binder and C.C. Beck, Black Adam will be directed by Jaume Collet-Serra (The Shallows) with Johnson starring as the titular anti-hero and Adam Sztykiel having written the current script. Noah Centino will play Atom Smasher in the movie. The film will be the second collaboration between Collet-Serra and Johnson, who have also been working together on Disney’s forthcoming adventure film Jungle Cruise.
The film will be produced by Johnson and FlynnPicturesCo’s Beau Flyn along with Dany Garcia and Hiram Garcia of Seven Bucks Productions. Scott Sheldon will be overseeing the project for FlynnPictureCo.
Black Adam is slated to hit theaters on December 22, 2021.