During the red carpet for the Academy Awards on Sunday, MTV had a chance to talk with Dwayne Johnson about his upcoming role as Black Adam in a Shazam feature film. When asked about the film and how its still a few years away, Johnson said the following:
You know, it may happen a little earlier than what has been predicted. The script is coming in. It’s great. The support from the studio has been great. It’s just a great opportunity. Especially with Black Adam, where you can take a guy who starts off as a bad guy, turns into an anti-hero. We can make him vicious, a little bit of winking charm.
The original thought was we’d likely see the film in 2019, but Johnson makes it sounds like it’s moving faster than that. Though according to the actor they still don’t know who will be playing Captain Marvel.