DC kicked off right now’s Warner Bros. San Diego Comic-Con panel on a excessive observe with the first trailer for the upcoming Shazam! sequel, titled Shazam! Fury of the Gods.
Shazam! Fury of the Gods brings again Zachary Levi as its hero, together with Asher Angel as Billy Batson, his highschool alter ego. The film additionally stars Rachel Zegler as certainly one of the Daughters of Atlas, a godly group with no comics backstory, however who look like the villains this time round. Helen Mirren and Lucy Liu lead the Daughters of Atlas as Hespera and Kalypso. Meagan Good, Jack Dylan Grazer, Adam Brody, Ross Butler, and Grace Fulton additionally return. The film is about to launch on Dec. 21.
In the clip, Shazam narrates a fast overview of his personal life, swoons over Aquaman (Jason Momoa), and makes the requisite reference to a different superhero with a lightning bolt on his costume — however the trailer cuts away earlier than we will see whether or not it’s Ezra Miller in the function once more.
Fury of the Gods brings again director David F. Sandberg, who directed the authentic film, Original Shazam! author Henry Gayden additionally returns for the sequel and will group with Fast and Furious author Chris Morgan as a co-writer. As you may anticipate, the trailer is filled with Easter eggs, together with nods to Starro, Titano the super-ape, and Karaqan from Aquaman, in addition to references to Sandberg’s and Morgan’s earlier work on Annabelle and the Fast and Furious franchise.
Fury of the Gods was initially set for launch in 2023, till it was concerned in DC’s huge launch date shake-up. After all of the studio’s modifications, Shazam! Fury of the Gods was moved to December 2022, then bumped round yet one more time to its present Dec. 21 launch date. Shazam 2 will now be preceded by Black Adam on Oct. 21, and adopted by Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom, which is approaching March 17, 2023.
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