Shazam is a superhero movie which is directed by David F. Sandberg. It inspired by the DC Comics character of the identical name. It stars Asher Angel as Billy Batson, a young boy who can convert into an adult superhero, played by Zachary Levi (Disney’s Tangled and Chuck). The movie centers on Billy Batson, who is selected by the ancient wizard Shazam as his new champion and receives various superpowers.
Shazam arrived in the theaters on April 5, 2019. The movie grossed over $366 million worldwide. Now, after the success of Shazam, a sequel is currently in development. Henry Gayden rehired to pen the screenplay and David F. Sandberg for directing the sequel, which also directed the original movie.
Here Are All The Major Updates On Shazam 2
When Will Shazam 2 Release?
Warner Bros Pictures earlier declared that Shazam 2 is officially happening. The production also listed to begin in mid-2020. Still, now as the Coronavirus is impacting the entertainment industry and results in the delay of many upcoming movies and shows, Director David Sandberg gave an essential update on the production.
He said that they are still sticking to the scheduled release date for the sequel and will work remotely and safely. He also revealed that he’s yet working on the script.
The sequel is listed to arrive in theaters on April 1, 2022.
Who Will Feature In Shazam 2?
Following stars will feature in the sequel:
- Asher Angel as Billy Batson
- Zachary Levi as Shazam
- Mark Strong as Dr. Thaddeus Sivana
For now, we are not much convinced regarding the return of other characters.
What To Expect From Shazam 2?
In Shazam 2, we can see the appearance of Black Adam, the nemesis of Shazam, which will be performed by Dwayne Johnson. But it is expected that he did not have a proper role in the sequel. Dwayne Johnson has been chosen as Black Adam for the forthcoming Black Adam film, which will be arrived on December 2021.
In the post-credits scene of Shazam, we noticed Mister Mind and Dr. Sivana (Mark Strong) working together, so they will be the villains of Shazam 2.
Right now, there is limited information on the story of Shazam 2. We will keep updating you regarding Shazam 2.