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‘Black Adam’ trailer unveils Dwayne Johnson as DC’s newest antihero


‘Black Adam’ trailer unveils Dwayne Johnson as DC’s newest antihero

On Wednesday, DC launched the two-minute clip, which stars the Hollywood titan and wrestling legend because the titular antihero, who’s morally ambiguous with godlike talents.

In the promo, the 5,000-year-old warrior is reborn within the fashionable world with superhuman power and the flexibility to fly. The trailer for the DC Extended Universe movie reveals Black Adam punching a airplane and even holding a rocket because it explodes.
The ethical dilemma that Black Adam will face is established within the video as Pierce Brosnan‘s Dr. Fate says in a voiceover: “You have two choices. You can be the destroyer of this world, or you can be its savior.”

The trailer offers followers a glimpse of Black Adam’s backstory, revealing he was as soon as a slave and has damaged out of the tomb wherein he has been imprisoned for five,000 years.

In addition to seeing Johnson as Black Adam, viewers additionally get a primary take a look at different characters within the movie, together with Aldis Hodge’s Hawkman, Noah Centineo’s Atom Smasher, and Quintessa Swindell’s Cyclone.

Johnson took to Instagram Tuesday to thank followers for his or her help as he ready to make his debut because the DC character, who’s the enemy of Shazam — performed by Zachary Levi within the DC Extended Universe.

Sharing some behind-the-scenes images, he wrote: “Your unwavering support and relentless excitement for this passion project of mine has meant the world to me. Now it’s my turn to deliver for you. The hierarchy of power in the DC Universe is changing.”

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Revealing the undertaking in 2019, Johnson mentioned the function of Black Adam was “unlike any other I’ve ever played in my career.”

“As a kid, Superman was the hero I always wanted to be. But, a few years into my fantasy, I realized that Superman was the hero, I could never be. I was too rebellious. Too rambunctious. Too resistant to convention and authority,” he wrote in an Instagram put up.

He added that Black Adam is “blessed by magic with the powers equal to SUPERMAN, but the difference is he doesn’t toe the mark or walk the line. He’s a rebellious, one of a kind superhero, who’ll always do what’s right for the people — but he does it his way.”

“Black Adam,” directed by Jaume Collet-Serra (Jungle Cruise), is in cinemas from October 21.

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