Levi is well known for his comic roles, having starred on TV's "Chuck" from 2007 - 2012, but will also soon be seen in Marvel's "Thor: Ragnarok" as Fandral. The actor will be making the leap from Marvel to DC, as he was just cast as Shazam. Shazamhimself is the alter-ego of the aforementioned teenage Billy Batson who has the ability to say the word "Shazam", and transform into an adult superhero with the power of six mythological gods after saying the word.
Shazam will be directed by David F. Sandberg, who is most recently known for this year's horror sequel, Annabelle: Creation. Do you think Zachary Levi is a good fit for the role? It was only in 1970s that the DC banner took over the character. It has earned $303 million worldwide since it's opening in August.
"Honored and greatly humbled to be a part of the #dcuniverse by bringing the original Captain Marvel to life", he wrote on Instagram. Captain Marvel first appeared in Whiz Comics #2 (cover-dated February 1940), published by Fawcett Comics.
Captain Marvel was ranked as the 55th greatest comic book character of all time by Wizard magazine.
Sandberg is directing Shazam! for New Line.from a screenplay by Henry Gayden and Darren Lemke. The movie is set to the most light-hearted DC film released to date.
As for "Shazam", the movie was originally supposed to pit the hero against comic book foe Black Adam, who will be portrayed by Dwayne Johnson, but as production started to draw nearer the studio chose to put him in his own starring film instead.
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Still, billionaire wealth in Asia, Matthews noted, is very volatile because it is so closely linked to the public markets. But while Asian billionaires now outnumber their USA counterparts, the Americans still control more wealth in total.
It's also important to note that families who participate are not discouraged from offering candy to children without allergens. With one teal pumpkin on your porch, you can make this Halloween an inclusive one that is safe and fun for all children!
We will have to wait to see how Oleson will help revamp the series, but fans should be thrilled to know Kingpin is coming back. There are still not many details known about " Daredevil " season 3, including its premiere air date on Netflix .
The Yankees beat the odds all year until falling in Game 7 of the American League Championship Series to the Houston Astros . I'd like to thank the Steinbrenner family for believing in me and giving me this wonderful opportunity.
Investigators have also learned that Paddock bought software that erases files from a hard drive, but it's unclear if he used it. The madman is believed to have removed the hard drive before he committed suicide, sources told the network.
The short socked one was better in the second half, but Unsy wasn't given much reason to not re-insert Idrissa Gueye on Sunday. Conte made a decision to freshen his attack up after bringing Cesc Fábregas , Pedro and Álvaro Morata on to see things out.
Hightower tore his pectoral muscle during Sunday's win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, according to multiple reports. With Hightower done for the year, it puts more pressure on linebackers Kyle Van Noy and Elandon Roberts .
Wozniacki & Garcia are scheduled not before 4pm (9am BST) on Friday, with Halep & Svitolina not before 7:30pm (12:30pm BST). With that win Wozniacki qualifies for the semi-finals, and is rightly feeling quite confident of her game.
Pedroia hurt the knee again this season, and spent two different stints on the disabled list with inflammation. The Boston Red Sox announced that Dustin Pedroia will be out for seven months after surgery on his left knee.
The bill bans vaping at all the places regular cigarettes are already banned, like restaurants, bars and workplaces. Smokers say inhaling the nicotine through a vapor produced by the devices helps them quit traditional cigarettes.
Man locked in beer cooler overnight drinks beer, arrested
Authorities said Van Ert walked inside the Marshfield Kwik Trip on Central Avenue on Tuesday night, before midnight. According to the police report, Van Ert drank an 18 ounce bottle of Icehouse Beer and three cans of Four Loko .
National Anthem Protests Just Reached a New Level
This NFL season, other players and teams have continued to protest, which has been a major source of controversy for the league. The players coalition, which is a group led by National Football League players, invites players to the events.
Microsoft up after Q1 beats, achieves $20B Cloud goal
Microsoft ended the quarter with 28 million Office 365 consumer subscribers, up from 27 million from the previous quarter . In the previous quarter, Microsoft said its run rate exceeded $18.9 billion and that Azure revenue growth was 97 percent.
BoE interest rate hike likely as GDP grows 0.4%
So, while symbolically important, it's unlikely the first rate hike in ten years will be catastrophic for the economy. In response to the figures Chancellor Phillip Hammond said: "The UK economy is successful and resilient".
Kardashians Re-sign with E! for $150 Million
When it comes to Kylie , Kris has no doubts that her youngest child can handle whatever comes her way. "I'm so proud of that kid". Speaking to her sibling , Khloe said: "Baby girl is in honour of Kylie , she's my baby girl". "We created them", Khloe responded.
Kid Rock releasing new album on way to BOK Center
When Stern wondered aloud when the two had last talked on the air, Rock replied: "It was before I was racist". Now, the musician has admitted it was a joke while being interviewed by U.S. radio host Howard Stern .