Dwayne Johnson Gives First Look At Black Adam, And Brace Yourselves, It's Awesome

The Rock is taking on the role of the DC anti-hero/Shazam villain for a new movie due out in 2022.

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DC FanDome kicked off with an epic first-look at the Black Adam movie, which will arrive in theaters on July 29, 2022.

The movie is currently in post-production, but Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson made an appearance to give fans an inside and first look video at the upcoming movie. Production has put together a scene featuring Teth-Adam--also known as Black Adam--doing what he does best: killing people that get in his way. Watch the video for yourself below.

Johnson will play the titular DC character, and he's surrounded by a fantastic cast that includes plenty of members of the Justice Society of America. Pierce Brosnan (Mrs. Doubtfire) will play Dr. Fate, Aldis Hodge (Hidden Figures) will play Hawkman, Noah Centineo (Charlie's Angels) will play Atom Smasher, and Quintessa Swindell (In Treatment) will play Cyclone. Additionally, Sarah Shahi (Sex/Life) will play Isis, the female counterpart to Black Adam in the comics.

In the comics, Black Adam was an Egyptian slave who gained the powers from the Wizard Shazam (centuries before Billy Batson did); however, he was imprisoned for misusing his powers and murdering all the members of the Council of Eternity except Shazam. He gets released in the modern era, and Black Adam has some scores to settle.

Black Adam hits theaters on July 29, 2022.

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