DC’s upcoming Shazam! Fury of the Gods is still filming with an eye towards its 2023 release. However, recent photos have given fans clues as to a potential romance that will sprout up in the film.
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In a recent clip taken from the set, Shazam (Zachary Levi) and The Wizard (Djimon Hounsou) can be seen watching as Rachel Zegler’s character gives a brief kiss to Freddy Freeman, Billy’s foster brother. It’s unclear just who Zegler is set to portray in the film, but rumors have popped up that she could be one of Atlas’ daughters and a sister to Helen Mirren and Lucy Liu’s villainous characters.
You can check out the video from the set below:
Rachel Zegler, Jack Dylan Grazer, Zachary Levi, and Djimon Hounsou as the Wizard filming an interesting scene on set of #Shazam: Fury of the Gods. pic.twitter.com/8TYONGqXlL
— Shazam Updates (@ShazamNews) August 7, 2021
Shazam! Fury of the Gods will feature the return of Asher Angel and Levi as they reprise their respective roles as Billy Batson and Shazam. Joining them are most of the first film’s main cast, including Jack Dylan Grazer and Adam Brody as Freddy; Faithe Herman and Meagan Good as Darla; Ian Chen and Ross Bulter as Eugene; Grace Fulton as Mary; Jovan Arman and D.J. Cotrona as Pedro; Marta Milans, and Cooper Andrews.
After defeating Sivana and the Seven Deadly Sins in the 2019 film, the sequel will see the Shazam family going up against much more dangerous threats, with the introductions of the daughters of Atlas, Hespera, and Kalypso, who are set to be portrayed by Oscar winner Helen Mirren and Kill Bill actress Lucy Liu. West Side Story star Rachel Zeigler has also been cast for an undisclosed key role.
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Shazam! Fury of the Gods is once again being directed by David F. Sandberg (Annabelle: Creation) from a screenplay written by returning scribe Henry Gayden. It will be produced by Peter Safran.
The sequel is currently slated to release on June 2, 2023.