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