Dwayne Johnson’s DC Film ‘Black Adam’ Gets Release Date, Teaser Poster

On his Instagram account today, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson announced to the world that the long awaited superhero film Black Adam would be released on December 22, 2021!

Johnson also revealed a teaser poster/concept art for Black Adam by Jim Lee and BossLogic.

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The Man in Black ⚡️ Like most kids growing up, I dreamed about being a superhero. Having cool superpowers, fighting for what’s right and always protecting the people. It all changed for me, when I was 10yrs old and was first introduced to the greatest superhero of all time – SUPERMAN. As a kid, Superman was the hero I always wanted to be. But, a few years into my fantasy, I realized that Superman was the hero, I could never be. I was too rebellious. Too rambunctious. Too resistant to convention and authority. Despite my troubles, I was still a good kid with a good heart – I just liked to do things my way. Now, years later as a man, with the same DNA I had as a kid – my superhero dreams have come true. I’m honored to join the iconic #DCUniverse and it’s a true pleasure to become, BLACK ADAM. BLACK ADAM is blessed by magic with the powers equal to SUPERMAN, but the difference is he doesn’t toe the mark or walk the line. He’s a rebellious, one of a kind superhero, who’ll always do what’s right for the people – but he does it his way. Truth and justice – the BLACK ADAM way. This role is unlike any other I’ve ever played in my career and I’m grateful to the bone we’ll all go on this journey together. BLACK ADAM 12.22.21 ⚡️ Huge thank you to my friends, @jimlee and @bosslogic for this first time ever bad ass collaboration.

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All I can say is, “It’s about time!” For those of you that have been living under a rock (not “The Rock”, but “a rock”) Black Adam has historically been the main antagonist to DC hero Shazam. Recently Black Adam has been best described as an anti-hero, who was created by Otto Binder and C.C. Beck in 1945. The film has been in developmental purgatory for years with Johnson slated to play the role since 2009. Jaume Collet-Serra is attached to direct. Granted, I had long hoped Johnson would play Lobo, but Black Adam is no slouch.

Warner Bros’ DC Extended Universe entry Black Adam is set for release December 22, 2021.


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