Tuesday, 21 November, 2017

Zachary Levi cast to play Shazam in upcoming film

Zach Levi Shazam DC's 'Shazam!' to Star Zachary Levi (Exclusive)
Melody Ballard | 29 October, 2017, 02:25

Zach Levi makes ideal sense as Fandral in the Thor movies, but Shazam just seems like he should be of much bigger stature. Zachary Levi will play the grownup version of the character. It was just revealed that the actor is undergoing workouts that last up to four hours in length, to get into the idealistic physical form of the DC Comics superhero. In 1972, DC licensed the Marvel Family characters from Fawcett and returned them to publication. The hero has the powers of Solomon, Hercules, Atlas, Zeus, Achilles, and Mercury. Levi has nabbed the role ahead of competition from the likes of John Cena, Zane Holtz, Billy Magnussen, and Jake McDorman. The horror prequel Annabelle, which belongs to The Conjuring universe was made with a budget of $15 million and has so far earned a whopping $303 million worldwide.

We also don't know if Levi will actually be playing a character named Captain Marvel.

David F. Sandberg, who directed "Annabelle: Creation" as well as "Lights Out" will be the man behind the camera for "Shazam".

Xbox One November's Games with Gold
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Starbucks offering 'Zombie Frappuccino' for limited time
If you need a drink to go along with your creative Halloween outfit this year, Starbucks has got you covered. It makes sense, then, that the Zombie Frapp is only going to be available from October 26 to October 31.

Sandberg is directing Shazam! for New Line.from a screenplay by Henry Gayden and Darren Lemke.

Shazam! now has a 3.55 out of 5 ComicBook.com User Anticipation Rating, making it the twentieth most anticipated upcoming comic book movie among ComicBook.com users.

A release date hasn't been set for Shazam, but New Line plans to start filming in Toronto in February 2018. And given recent statements by Warner Bros. and DC executives about having some movies less connected, will Shazam! be a stand-alone DC film or connected to other movies?

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