Black Adam, the DC project that has been in development for some time has been given an official release date.
The Dwayne Johnson movie from New Line Cinema will debut on December 22, 2021, and Jaume Collet-Serra (who worked with Johnson on Disney’s Jungle Cruise) will direct.
Johnson has been attached to the role for years and it is good to know that the production is finally kicking off after being in a state of limbo.
The character of Black Adam has been described as a “rebellious, one of a kind superhero who’ll always do what’s right for the people”. Johnson says the character does things his own way, in truth and justice.
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The Man in Black ⚡️ Like most kids growing up, I dreamed about being a superhero. Having cool superpowers, fighting for what’s right and always protecting the people. It all changed for me, when I was 10yrs old and was first introduced to the greatest superhero of all time – SUPERMAN. 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. Despite my troubles, I was still a good kid with a good heart – I just liked to do things my way. Now, years later as a man, with the same DNA I had as a kid – my superhero dreams have come true. I’m honored to join the iconic #DCUniverse and it’s a true pleasure to become, BLACK ADAM. 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. Truth and justice – the BLACK ADAM way. This role is unlike any other I’ve ever played in my career and I’m grateful to the bone we’ll all go on this journey together. BLACK ADAM 12.22.21 ⚡️ Huge thank you to my friends, @jimlee and @bosslogic for this first time ever bad ass collaboration.
Fans will be pumped up with excitement when the former wrestler makes his superhero debut in 2021 and Black Adam is one movie that is sure to shake the box office when it arrives.
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