David F. Sandberg Assures Billy Batson Is Likable in Shazam


Deadline reported today that more of the extended Captain Marvel family were cast, giving us an idea that the New 52 continuity is playing a bigger part than many thought before.

In the New 52 Billy Batson is more rough around the edges, having gone through a few foster homes. Like many characters in the New 52 comics, he was more reflective of the world today.

Director David F. Sandberg answered a fans question about the type of attitude Billy is going to have and he assure him that he won’t be like he was in the New 52. This is normal as comic book films with the history Shazam has tend to pull from the various continuities.

Eric Curto

Eric Curto

My name is Eric and I am loving this current comic book boom, I was around for the first one with Superman: The Movie, Supergirl(being the first female and crossover film) and Batman and have been enjoying the resurgence since Blade. Can't express how much I cannot wait for WB & DC to take back the film universe but until than I love the TV shows we have gotten. I only started reading comics about 10 years ago but am connected more to DC over Marvel or any other major company. If you wanna chat feel free to contact me
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