The Rock Talks SHAZAM; Teases Possible JUSTICE LEAGUE Involvement?
In a roughly translated interview from a Spanish website, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has confirmed that he will star in Shazam for Warner Bros., and despite refusing to reveal whether or not he's set to appear in Batman V Superman, does appear to tease Justice League...
Dwayne Johnson has teased his involvement with Warner Bros.' planned Shazam movie a number of times now, with fans simply waiting on a press release from the studio to make it 100% official. In an interview with La Nacion, Johnson was asked about which character he will play in the movie; Shazam, Black Adam...or both! "Interpret a character in DC Comics. It's the story of Shazam, but I can not say now if (my role) is Shazam and Black Adam. We've been developing for some time and have been a fan of anti-heroes. A this particular I think that we will make justice. I'm putting my heart and soul into this role." No, the wrestler turned actor hasn't suddenly developed a habit of speaking broken English! The interview comes from a Spanish website, so we only have a Google Translate version for the time being. It's not hard to get the gist of what he's saying though, and it's interesting that he continues to tease involvement with both characters!
Apparently, Johnson would then go on to reveal that an official announcement about the movie WILL be made soon, and pointed out that the two characters he has always wanted to play are Green Lantern and Black Adam. The site claims that this is the first time he has confirmed his participation with Shazam, but apparently could not get him to answer whether or not he will appear in Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice in 2016. It appears as if he may have teased some sort of role in Justice League though, as the site says: "Neither specified whether this is a film dedicated to Shazam, but noted that the universe and mythology of the comics company interconnect. "Now is happening with Superman and Batman. Aquaman and Wonder Woman come. I'm excited and I know fans are also excited. DC and Warner Bros. have great mythology that we will respect, we will create something very cool and good foundation." If nothing else, that does sound like some sort of vague confirmation that Shazam will be set in the same world as these other heroes, despite previous claims that it would be standalone. What do you guys think?
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