Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has been slowly teasing a handful of looks at his upcoming Black Adam character, with glimpses of the costume being posted to his Instagram. According to the superstar actors producing partner, the group has big dreams of Black Adam and its future.
According to an interview with Variety, Dany Garcia, who is Johnson’s producing partner and ex-wife, spoke about the upcoming DCEU film and said that the hope is that Black Adam is just the first in many films. “We want to do many. We’re excited about our long-term relationship with DC on this property.”
It’s unclear just how many appearances Black Adam will make during his time in the DCEU, but he is a significant figure in the DC comic lore. With the rest of the DCEU currently in fluctuation, it’ll be interesting to see how the company handles this character, especially with such a huge star like Johnson in the role.
Black Adam will star Dwayne Johnson, who has been known to star as the popular anti-hero for some time now. The film will be directed by Jaume-Collet-Serra, with a screenplay written by Rory Haines and Sohrab Noshiryani. Black Adam is reportedly set to feature the live-action introduction of the Justice Society of America, with Pierce Brosnan as Doctor Fate, Noah Centineo as Atom Smasher, Quintessa Swindell as Cyclone, and Aldis Hodge as Hawkman.
Black Adam is currently scheduled for release on July 29, 2022, having been pushed back from a December 2021 release.