EARTH TO ECHO Scribe Henry Gayden Confirms Report That He's Writing SHAZAM!

EARTH TO ECHO Scribe Henry Gayden Confirms Report That He's Writing SHAZAM!

After being mentioned in last week's Black Adam/Shazam report, screenwriter Henry Gayden has taken to Twitter to confirm that he is indeed penning the script for WB's Shazam movie.

There's been a lot of major movement on the Shazam! front over the past week as it went from being just one film to being two as a solo feature for Black Adam was officially announced with Dwayne Johnson headlining. While both films are still in the very early stages of development, with still no directors attached, the recent activity has shed some light on who may be writing one of these two DC cinematic adventures.

The Hollywood
Reporter, in their initial report on Thursday, revealed that they believed Henry Gayden (Earth to Echo) had been assigned scriptwriting duties and on Friday, Gayden himself confirmed the news on his own personal Twitter account. Check out his exchange with a fan below:
Outside of Earth to Echo, which had a fairly average critical reception, Hayden has written the shorts Ham Sandwich and Zombie Roadkill. He also previously worked as an assistant on Spider-Man 3.

Shazam! is currently slated to release April 5, 2019, but with Black Adam possibly being fast-tracked, that date is subject to change. 

So, what do you guys think? Sound off with your thoughts below!
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