Status: Pre-Production As of July 20, 2017

Pre-Production: Key talent and film crew being hired; budgeting, preparing and planning of production schedule; approving final shooting script. The project is looking to starting filming in January or February 2018 with a likely release in 2019, per Hollywood Reporter.

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2019 | Action Adventure

A teenager becomes the superhero known as Captain Marvel when he utters the magic word "Shazam!" more

In Movie Theaters U.S.

Friday, April 5, 2019

Cast more cast

Zachary Levi
Billy Batson / Shazam
Asher Angel
Billy Batson
Mark Strong
Dwayne Johnson
Black Adam


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David F. Sandberg


Darren Lemke
Henry Gayden


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Billy Batson, a shy preteen boy, discovers that he has a magical connection to an ancient Egyptian wizard named Shazam who lives in another dimension. By saying the wizard's name, Billy is transformed into a tall, powerful red-white-and-yellow-costumed superhero named Captain Marvel endowed with six amazing abilities: the wisdom of Solomon, the strength of Hercules, the stamina of Atlas, the power of Zeus, the courage of Achilles and the speed of Mercury.

Trivia & Production Notes

  • Adaption of DC Comic's 1970's comic book.
  • It is unknown at this point whether Dwayne Johnson, who will play Shazam! villain Black Adam, will be involved with this film. He'll star in a separate spin-off pic (Hollywood Reporter, 7/20/17).
Also Known As
  • Shazam!
  • Billy Batson and the Legend of Shazam
  • Captain Marvel
  • Untitled DC Film (2016)

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