On Wednesday, DC launched the two-minute clip, which stars the Hollywood titan and wrestling legend because the titular antihero, who’s morally ambiguous with godlike skills.
Within the promo, the 5,00Zero-year-old warrior is reborn within the fashionable world with superhuman energy and the flexibility to fly. The trailer for the DC Extended Universe movie reveals Black Adam punching a airplane and even holding a rocket because it explodes.
The ethical dilemma that Black Adam will face is established within the video as Pierce Brosnan’s Dr. Destiny says in a voiceover: “You could have two decisions. You might be the destroyer of this world, otherwise you might be its savior.”
The trailer provides followers a glimpse of Black Adam’s backstory, revealing he was as soon as a slave and has damaged out of the tomb by which he has been imprisoned for five,00Zero years.
Along with seeing Johnson as Black Adam, viewers additionally get a primary have a look at different characters within the movie, together with Aldis Hodge’s Hawkman, Noah Centineo’s Atom Smasher, and Quintessa Swindell’s Cyclone.
Johnson took to Instagram Tuesday to thank followers for his or her assist as he ready to make his debut because the DC character, who’s the enemy of Shazam – performed by Zachary Levi within the DC Prolonged Universe.
Sharing some behind-the-scenes photographs, he wrote: “Your unwavering assist and relentless pleasure for this ardour undertaking of mine has meant the world to me. Now it’s my flip to ship for you. The hierarchy of energy within the DC Universe is altering.”
Revealing the undertaking in 2019, Johnson stated the function of Black Adam was “not like every other I’ve ever performed in my profession.”
“As a child, Superman was the hero I all the time needed to be. However, just a few years into my fantasy, I spotted that Superman was the hero, I might by no means be. I used to be too rebellious. Too rambunctious. Too immune to conference and authority,” he wrote in an Instagram put up.
He added that Black Adam is “blessed by magic with the powers equal to SUPERMAN, however the distinction is he doesn’t toe the mark or stroll the road. He’s a rebellious, one in every of a sort superhero, who’ll all the time do what’s proper for the individuals – however he does it his means.”
“Black Adam,” directed by Jaume Collet-Serra (Jungle Cruise), is in cinemas from October 21.