Asher Angel, one of the leads on Disney Channel’s Andi Mack, has caught the part of Billy Batson opposite Zachary Levi in New Line’s DC hero movie Shazam!
The venture is giving up a role as it makes a beeline for a generation begin in mid 2018, with Mark Strong as of now in converses with play the scalawag and Grace Fulton in line for a lead.
The Director of The Film has also confirmed the same. You can have a look at the instagram post below.
The film takes after a kid (Angel) who can change into a grown-up superhuman by expressing the enchantment word “Shazam!” The name is an acronym of the old divine beings and verifiable figures Solomon, Hercules, Atlas, Zeus, Achilles, and Mercury, who Batson gets his courageous qualities from when in grown-up frame.
“Lights Out” helmer David F. Sandberg is coordinating from a screenplay by Henry Gayden and Darren Lemke. “Annabelle: Creation’s” Peter Safran will produce.
“Shazam!” will be the following DC Cinematic Universe motion picture to start shooting, in front of “Flashpoint,” the Joss Whedon-coordinated “Batgirl,” and the “Suicide Squad” continuation, which Gavin O’Connor just got on to steerage. DC and Warner Bros. are additionally as of now building up an independent film about Black Adam, Shazam’s main foe. Dwayne Johnson is appended to play Black Adam in that pic.
Source: The Hollywood Reporter