Shazam! (Now Showing!)
Zachary Levi is set to star as the title character also known as Captain Marvel in the comic books in New Line and DC Entertainments Shazam!
The 37-year-old actor is best known for his role on Chuck and most recently starred in NBCs Heroes Reborn and Eva Longorias Telenovela.
Shazam follows Billy Batson, a boy who is given the ability to become an adult superhero in times of need with a single magic word.
Shazam an acronym of Solomon, Hercules, Atlas, Zeus, Achilles, and Mercury, from whom Batson derives his heroic attributes from when in adult form, Variety reports.
No other cast member shave been announced yet, but David F. Sandberg will be directing.
Shazam! is set to hit theaters on April 5, 2019!
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