Deadline reported that Jack Dylan Grazer joins the cast of Shazam as Freddy Freeman, best friend to Billy Batson (Asher Angel), who in the comics is the only one who knows Billy’s secret of being Captain Marvel and who also then goes on to become Captain Marvel Jr.
Dylan Grazer recently starred in Stephen King’s It, which had the honor of becoming the highest grossing horror film ever at the box office with $694 million worldwide. Grazer went on to share the news on his social media, which he went on to say:
So insanely excited to participate in this wonderful project. This is definitely gonna be soooo much fun and I cannot wait to start!
Shazam stars Zachary Levi as Shazam and Asher Angel as Billy Batson with Director David F. Sandberg at the helm, with the production for the film being set for February, in Toronto Canada.
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