It’s Official Zachary Levi as Shazam
New Line and DC Entertainment is officially announcing that they have cast Zachary Levi as Shazam.
Levi is no stranger to superhero movies as he appeared this year in Marvel’s Thor: Ragnarok as Fandrall the Dashing, one of the fabled Warriors Three. He also did one season of Heroes Reborn. He also voiced Flynn Ryder in Disney’s Tangled. He did gain prominence as the star of Chuck.
Zachary Levi as Shazam also paves the way for more actors and actresses that can jump from Marvel to the DC brand of superhero movies.
Meanwhile, Shazam will be one of the new wave of comic book movies that will be released after Justice League.
Based on the source material, Shazam tells the story of orphan Billy Batson who gets the power of Shazam to protect the world from threats like rogue Shazam repeesentative Black Adan (Dwayne Johnson).
Recently Shazam director David F. Sandberg had dropped the intended Shazam release date for 2019.