DC's 'Shazam!' will star Zachary Levi as the titular superhero

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DC's 'Shazam!' will star Zachary Levi as the titular superhero

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Variety” data-reactid=”22″>By Justin Kroll, Variety

Zachary Levi</a>&nbsp;will play the title character in New Line and DC Entertainment’s Shazam!, sources confirmed to&nbsp;Variety.” data-reactid=”23″>Zachary Levi will play the title character in New Line and DC Entertainment’s Shazam!, sources confirmed to Variety.

Shazam</a>!” The name is an acronym of the ancient gods and historical figures Solomon, Hercules, Atlas, Zeus, Achilles, and Mercury, from whom Batson derives his heroic attributes from when in adult form.” data-reactid=”24″>The film follows a boy named Billy Batson who can transform into an adult superhero by uttering the magic word “Shazam!” The name is an acronym of the ancient gods and historical figures Solomon, Hercules, Atlas, Zeus, Achilles, and Mercury, from whom Batson derives his heroic attributes from when in adult form.

movie to shoot, ahead of the FlashpointBatgirl, and the Suicide Squad sequel.” data-reactid=”26″>Shazam! will be the next DC Cinematic Universe movie to shoot, ahead of the FlashpointBatgirl, and the Suicide Squad sequel.

TV’s Limitless.” data-reactid=”28″>Other actors in the mix for the role in the last few months have included Zane Holtz, Billy Magnussen, and Jake McDorman, the star of TV’s Limitless.

Levi is repped by UTA and McKuin Frankel.

Published at Fri, 27 Oct 2017 22:20:09 +0000