NYTF 2019: Shazam! Action Figure Reveals *SPOILERS*

During New York Toy Fair 2019, Mattel has released official images for the Shazam! basic action figures and DC Multiverse action figure releases. Be warned that SPOILERS are ahead for the film in terms of which characters are present. However, seeing as these figures have already started appearing at Wal-Mart stores across the US, the spoilers have been out there for the last week or so.   Shazam! Basic Figures Each figure includes one of the Seven Deadly Enemies of Man, but one is missing and might be included with a later figure. The figures include: Shazam! Freddy…

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SHAZAM! Trailer #2 Streamed

Warner Brothers recently updated their official Youtube channel with a new trailer for SHAZAM! The latest trailer features another look at the setting of the film. The trailer also showcases some of the battle scenes. SHAZAM! will premiere in theaters on April 5.  … We all have a superhero inside us, it just takes a bit of magic to bring it out. In Billy Batson’s (Angel) case, by shouting out one word—SHAZAM!—this streetwise 14-year-old foster kid can turn into the adult Super Hero Shazam (Levi), courtesy of an ancient wizard. Still a kid at heart—inside a…

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Henry Cavill Exiting DC Extended Universe

Coming at you with some DC Extended Universe news this morning. The Hollywood Reporter has the scoop that Henry Cavill will no longer be the Man of Steel. Warners had been trying to enlist Cavill, who most recently co-starred in Mission: Impossible — Fallout, for a Superman cameo in Shazam!, which stars Zachary Levi and will bow April 5. But contract talks between Cavill’s WME reps and Warners broke down, and the door is now closing on other potential Superman appearances. That’s because the studio has shifted its focus to…

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Joivan Wade Cast as Cyborg for Doom Patrol

Happy Thursday heroes, we have some casting news. Earlier this year with the Titans show, we learned that Cyborg was confirmed to appear. The big question being would it be Ray Fisher reprising his role or someone new. Today we’ve learned that Joivan Wade will be playing the half-man, half-machine Cyborg in the upcoming Doom Patrol series.   Booyah! Cyborg is coming to DOOM PATROL. Welcome @JoivanWade to the #DCUniverse. Pre-Order now! #DCUDoomPatrol https://t.co/r2ff5rkPcv pic.twitter.com/HRdhUCSdtO — DC Universe (@TheDCUniverse) August 9, 2018 I don’t have much to say about this casting. I’m…

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Los Ingobernables de Tokusatsu Ep 57 – Putting the DC in SDCC

Welcome to another all-new episode of Hero Club’s Podcast, “Los Ingobernables de Tokusatsu!” This week’s episode opens with Wheelz and Metal looking at some interesting Gridman news concerning the anime as well as new toy. However, we eventually transition to an unconventional discussion on San Diego Comic Con 2018. The reason behind this discussion is due to the fact that this year we were unable to host our “Wrap Up” show for the event. We discuss a lot DC comics related events, but we close on the King of the…

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Shazam! Official Teaser Trailer

We have the teaser trailer for the upcoming Shazam! film which is set to come out next year. This is one of the DC Extended Universe films I’m excited for outside of WW84. We get to see a lighter tone to the DCEU that is much needed given the usual dark and gritty nature of these films. So enough of me talking, check out the Shazam trailer for yourself and I’ll catch you in the comment section with your thoughts and opinions. I think it’s going to be a positive…

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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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The Drop Episode 15: Oh Hi Sucker Punch

On this week’s The Drop, Fighter xaos covers Sony’s official acquisition of Funimation, and Sony’s Playstation Paris stream. In addition, Fighter xaos talks about Combofiend leaving Capcom, and what could have been in Visceral’s Star Wars game. Other news includes Nintendo’s current state, and the SHAZAM movie going forward. There is also the usual discussion on Dragon Ball Super’s recent episode and its immediate future!   Follow Me Here: FIGHTER XAOS on Facebook & Instagram! Twitter: @ikariradio The Art of Xaos: Deviantart & Pixiv! Go Read My Web-comics: New Courage & Mixtape Also, both…

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