And Warner Bros.Dilemmas about its movie comic book world are nothing new, and perhaps no DC movie has suffered more than black adamFifteen years after actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson first signed on to play the antihero with his sense of justice back in 2007, the film finally hits the big screen on October 21.
Except for Johnson, black adam Noah Centineo as Atom-Smasher, Aldis Hodge as Hawkman, Quintessa Swindell as Cyclone, Pierce Brosnan as Dr. Fate, and a member of the Justice Society of America (JSA).
In addition to DC released a series of black adam The single-camera prequel comic ahead of the film’s release, Warner Bros. Discovery has released a new trailer for the long-awaited antihero film, offering a fresh look at the project’s action and direction.
Dwayne Johnson’s Black Adam video revealed
During a Warner Bros. CinemaCon 2022 panel, Dwayne Johnson took the stage to reveal a trailer for his long-awaited upcoming film, black adam. The trailer’s description is from The Ankler’s Jeff SnyderFandango’s Eric Davisand Gizmondo’s German Lucier.
In the footage, Johnson’s Black Adam is shown as a slave, while the voiceover suggests “I was a slave until I died. Then I was reborn as a god. I knelt before no one.”
Meanwhile, viewers saw footage of him in action as he shoots down a helicopter, catches a rocket, and fires lightning.
when the titular character is told he “It can be the destroyer of this world, or it can be its savior” Then “There are heroes and villains, and heroes do not kill” When he responded, his philosophy was very clear, “Well, I would.”
The tone of the trailer is described as dark and powerful, similar to Marvel’s Black Panther For its looks and speed; to bring the strength home, it ends with Black Adam catching the rocket with his bare hands, followed by an explosion.
How does Black Adam compare to other antihero movies?
Although black adam For more than a decade, Johnson appeared to be stuck in cinematic purgatory, remaining committed to the project and its characters even as his own star power has grown.
While the trailer’s description confirms that fans are watching a spectacle, black adam As a character, his views on heroism, revenge, and justice have the potential for unique and potentially in-depth discussions. It will be interesting to see how the film deals with these themes.
In addition, although black adam As an antihero unlike the rest of the current DCEU, Sony happens to be in that genre’s chain of movies.No doubt there will be many comparisons between Johnson’s films and Sony’s venom, Mobiusand many more Hunter Kraven.
The problem is black adam It comes after Warner Bros. and Discovery merged, and the future of the DCEU is currently in question, with the current CEO frustrated with the direction of its DC assets.
Fans will have to wait and see black adam It’s worth the wait, if Warner Bros. Discovery still has a place after its fall release.
black adam It is set to open in theaters on October 21.
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