Black Adam’s social reactions are officially pouring in as critics give their impressions of Dwayne Johnson’s highly anticipated DCEU film.
Black Adam social reactions officially come in as critics give their opinions on Dwayne Johnson’s DCEU film. After being cast nearly a decade ago, Johnson is officially making his way to the DCEU as DC icon Black Adam. While Warner Bros. originally wanted Shazam! to play Black Adam, Johnson convinced the studio to let both characters have their own standalone movies before finally crashing into the big screen.
Directed by Jaume Collet-Serra, Black Adam focuses on Teth-Adam’s grim origin story as a Kahndaq slave who gains divine powers that turn him into one of the most powerful creatures on Earth. While Black Adam is busy with DC villain Sabbac and the criminal organization Intergang, the antihero will also face the Justice Society of America. The DCEU version of the famed Golden Age team, traditionally older than the Justice League, will feature Atom Smasher, Cyclone, Hawkman and Doctor Fate, who will go after Black Adam as he begins to wreak havoc in the modern world. time.
Black Adam is about a week away from opening in theaters around the world, and as usual, several members of the press have been able to pre-screen the film as they are now sharing their first impressions online. Watch some excerpts below:
The first reactions from Black Adam are a good sign for the DCEU
With the most early responses to Black Adam positive, it is a solid sign for the future of the DCEU. Ever since Johnson was cast as the titular character, the megastar has continued to point out how “The Hierarchy of Power in the DC Universe” will change with Black Adam, suggesting a new era for the interconnected franchise. Whether it’s Black Adam fighting Superman or the entire Justice League, the film clearly serves as a game-changer for the DCEU, especially due to the turmoil behind the scenes since its merger with Warner Bros. Discovery was completed earlier this year.
It will be intriguing to see how the mainstream public reacts to Black Adam once the film opens worldwide. With Johnson’s star power, Black Adam is more than likely on its way to blockbuster, and the DCEU certainly needs it, as this is the only film in the franchise to come out in 2022 since Shazam: Fury of the Gods and The flash was pushed back to 2023. What will be more interesting to follow in the coming months is whether the Black Adam spin-off projects continue as Johnson has continued to tease that the first film is just the beginning of its run in the DCEU. With only a week to go, the world will soon be able to witness it Black Adam and how important the film will be to the future of the DCEU.
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