“The cast is wonderful and the director, it’s a lovely origin story and I love it, I’m really really happy”.
The film’s plot is then fleshed out, with Aquaman summoned underwater because his half-brother is about to declare war on the surface world.
The film’s official synopsis reads: ‘We all have a superhero inside us, it just takes a bit of magic to bring it out.
The Hollywood Reporter said director James Wan wanted to wait until the visual effects were ready. “I’ve tried to insert a lot of fun moments in my previous films”. The film is also the first since Warner Bros. announced a revised approach for its franchise of DC hero film, with less focus on an interconnected universe as Marvel Studios. The character has already made an appearance in DC’s Justice League movie. Even the movie’s toy merchandising confirmed Momoa’s Curry would his receive his classic orange and green costume by the end of the movie, hinting at some sort of change in his character’s position.
Shazam moved along faster in development than most of the other DCEU movies that have been announced in recent years, which may actually be a good sign. “It’s a really fun movie”, he explained.
Director Patty Jenkins described the era of the sequel – out in November next year – as “mankind at its best and worst”.
Patty Jenkins, from left, Chris Pine and Gal Gadot took a break from shooting Wonder Woman 1984 to attend the Comic-Con panel.
Shazam is an upcoming movie in the DC Extended Universe which follows a superhero of the same name.
“It seems only fitting that we have a trans superhero for trans kids to look up to”, Maines told the crowd at Comic-Con.