Dwayne Johnson and DC Comics' 'Black Adam' adds Sarah Shahi
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Updated: Oct 15, 2020, 04:22 IST
According to a report, Shahi will play a university professor and freedom fighter leading the resistance in the fictional nation of Kahndaq. Previously, the producers announced that Aldis Hodge has been cast as 'Hawkman' and Noah Centineo as 'Atom Smasher' -both members of DC's Justice Society.
Jaume Collet-Serra, who also directed Johnson in Disney's 'Jungle Cruise,' will direct 'Black Adam.' Johnson, Dany Garcia, and Hiram Garcia are producing with Beau Flynn , along with executive producer Scott Sheldon.
Johnson has been attached to play the anti-hero for several years. 'Black Adam' is a spinoff from Warner Bros. and New Line's 'Shazam!' starring Zachary Levy, which grossed USD 365 million worldwide last year.
Reportedly, Warner Bros. had announced 'Black Adam's' release date for December 22, 2021, but recently took it off the release calendar and has not yet dated the movie.
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