DC Comics News: First Look at Shazam!

We have some news for DC Comics Extended Universe fans. The wonderful folks at Entertainment Weekly have the first official picture of Shazam! That’s right we get to see Zachary Levi dressed as the child turned superhero. Also in the photo is none other than Freddy Freeman who is a orphan that Billy knows. To quote a bit about the process when it came to designing Shazam’s costume. “I wanted to keep the shorter cape as a throwback to the original because that’s something that sets him apart from Superman…

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Asher Angel to Portray Billy Batson in DC’s ‘Shazam

Variety has reported that Asher Angel will be portraying Billy Batson in DC’s Shazam. For those unaware, Billy Batson is the alter ego of Shazam. By calling out the word “Shazam!”, lightning strikes him changing him into the Earth’s Mightest Mortal. Asher Angel will be playing opposite Zachary Levi who will play Shazam himself It has also been revealed that Mark Strong is currently in talks to playing the role of the film’s antagonist, Dr. Sivana, and Grace Fulton will be portraying one of Billy Batson’s friends. The film is directed by David F. Sandberg with the screenplay by Henry Gayden and Darren Lemke. The film is produced…

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