Release date, cast, and more

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Long, long ago, though not in a galaxy far, far away, a wrestler-turned-actor named Dwayne Johnson (aka The Rock) was associated with the character of Black Adam. The DC Comics character was somewhat foreign to the public at the time, but Johnson was poised to change that by playing the villain in “Shazam!” Plans changed. Now, we’re about to see Johansson in a full-blown “Black Adam” movie that will grace our screens next summer.

It’s been a long wait for this movie, but it’s finally being filmed, and it’s waiting in a jar for the eyes of eager audiences across the globe. We’re here to prepare fans by providing the necessary information ahead of the superhero movie’s release next year. Here’s what you need to know about Black Adam.

Black Adam release date and where to watch

Black Adam is currently set for release on October 21, 2022. It’s expected to be an exclusive theatrical release, which means those who want a taste of what The Rock is cooking in his first superhero role will need to head to theaters and order it to do so. It will take at least 45 days to be available on streaming.

What is Black Adam?

“Black Adam” is the latest DC Comics film adaptation by Warner Bros. It centers on the character of the same name, who, historically speaking, is a villain. Most notably, Shazam’s main nemesis. Originally, Dwayne Johnson played the villain of “Shazam!” more than a decade ago. Movie. Instead, it was ultimately decided that he should make his own film first. Johnson has consistently called this version of the character an antihero, not a villain.

Black Adam director, crew and more

“Black Adam” is directed by Jaume Collet-Serra (“Jungle Cruise”). Rory Haines (“Mauritanian”), Sohrab Noshirvani (“The Whistleblower”) and Adam Sztykiel (“Rampage”) wrote the script. Lawrence Sher (“Joker”) served as cinematographer. Beau Flynn, Danny Garcia and Hiram Garcia serve as producers, and Walter Hamada, Dwayne Johnson, Eric McLeod and Scott Sheldon serve as executive producers.

black adam cast

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson leads the cast of “Black Adam.” Also joining the Justice Society are Aldis Hodge (Hawkman), Noah Sentinho (Atom Smasher), Quintessa Swindell (Whirlwind) and Pierce Brosnan (Dr. Fate) . Sarah Shahi will also play Adriana Tomaz, while “Aladdin” star Marwan Kenzari will play a mysterious role, though he’s said to be playing the villain.

Black Adam Trailer and Synopsis

While we don’t have any actual footage of the film yet, an animated trailer was released during DC FanDome 2020. As of this writing, we don’t have an official synopsis. It helps lay the groundwork for what’s to come, provides some context about the characters, and what the movie will look like visually. Check out the video above for yourself.

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