If you were 12 years old, and suddenly got super powers…what would you do? That’s exactly where DC’s new superhero project Shazam! is about to take us and the new trailer is a lot of fun!
Watch it below:
Here’s the synopsis:
When 12-year old orphan Billy Batson (Asher Angel) encounters a magical Wizard (Djimon Hounsou) he is granted unimaginable super powers that transform him into the super hero Shazam (Zachary Levi), gifting him with a range of powers from a group of mythological heroes including Salomon, Hercules, Atlas, Zeus, Achilles and Mercury. But while he first uses his powers as Shazam for mischief and fun, Batson will soon have to rise to the occasion to take on villainous super genius Dr. Thaddeus Sivana (Mark Strong) and save the world.
Following on from the first look image we recently saw, this new trailer is an absolutely zany watch and star Zachary Levi appears to be having a blast as this kooky new hero. Not only do we get to see more of Levi in action as he tests out his new found abilities such as his super strength and flight abilities, with a varying degree of success, but we also get to see the world of Billy Batson (Angel) come to life.
Director David F. Sandberg looks like he’s crafted a really fun and lively film which is placing just as much emphasis on the jokes, as it will on the action. After seeing him up on screen it’s clear that Levi was the perfect choice for the title character and I can see so many possibilities of where this film will go next. There are also plenty of hints that it will be set within the continuity of the DCEU and this promises some very exciting developments down the line.
Get ready to say the magic word and experience the fun of Shazam! when it arrives next year in cinemas on April 4, 2019.