Dwayne Johnson who’s playing Black Adam in the Shazam film, that’s due to release April 5, 2019, was recently interviewed by Total Film where he spoke about what there’s to expect from his character of Black Adam in the DC Universe.
“I think Black Adam is going to grow into becoming an anti-hero,” Johnson tells us in the new issue. “It’s all written within the spirit of respecting and paying homage to the comics. As we know, Black Adam started out as a slave. When he’s given the powers, he utilised them. Then in the wake of his powers, tragedy strikes, which turns his sentiment and tone in terms of psychology.”
Also how Black Adam will fit in the DC Universe.
“It was all agreed that the worlds are all interconnected… One day you will see Black Adam go at it with Superman or Batman or any of the DC characters. But that said, there’s a great independence to Black Adam from the DC world, allowing us to inject, not only viciousness, but also winking humour.”
— Dwayne Johnson (@TheRock) February 10, 2015