Despite multiple delays, the highly anticipated black adamthe latest big-screen entry from Warner Bros. and DC Comics with Dwayne The Rock Johnson as an anti-hero, is set to hit theaters in October. Today Warner Bros. published the first one black adam trailer.
Set to a remix of remix of Kanye and JAY-Z’s ‘Murder to Excellence’, trailer shows Black Adam freed from his grave after deathat the start of 5,000 years, ready to deliver its unique brand of justice upon the modern world – a brand that includes the killing of criminals. Naturally, this brings him into conflict with the Justice Society, including Dr Destiny (Pierce Brosnan), Atom-Smasher (Noah Centineo), Hawkman (Aldis Hodge) and Cyclone (Quintessa Swindell).
The black adam the trailer also includes Sarah Chahi as Adrianna Tomaz, better known as the superheroine isisintroduced into Shazam!/Isis Time live action show and later incorporated into the comics. We’ll have to wait and see whether or not the character ends up with powers at the end of the film.
As comic book fans well know, before Billy Batson became Shazam’s champion, Adam was the wizard’s chosen hero in ancient Egypt before he was corrupted by his awesome godlike powers. While Billy Batson’s powers are derived from ancient Greek gods and heroes, Adam’s are derived from ancient Egyptian gods which include – stamina of Shu, swiftness of Horus, strength of Amun, wisdom of Zehuti , the power of Aten and the courage of Mehen.
Johnson has made no secret that this has been a major passion project for him for years and it’s a role he was born to play. Unsurprisingly, on the publishing side, DC Comics is preparing fans and audiences alike with unique prequels related to the upcoming film, as well as a new black adam writer series Christopher Priest and artist Rafa Sandoval out this month.
black adam is led by Jaume Collet-Serrawho previously worked with Johnson on last summer Jungle Cruiseand a scenario of Adam Sztykiel and Rory Haines & Sohrab Noshirvani.
Check out some more screenshots from the new trailer below. black adam is set to arrive in theaters on October 21, 2022.