by Courtney Key
The teasing is over; Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has officially confirmed that he will be playing Black Adam in the upcoming Shazam movie based on the DC comic.
The former wrestling star sent out a tweet earlier today reading, “Kneel at his feet or get crushed by his boot.” My honor to become.. #BlackAdam #TheAntiHero #DCComics”
Variety has also reported that a screenwriter has been hired for the Shazam project. Darren Lemke, writer of the upcoming Goosebumps adaptation and recent Jack the Giant Slayer movie, will be scripting the film, which does not yet have a release date.