Dwayne Johnson has only just made his DCEU debut as Black Adam, but the actor teases that he’s already preoccupied with what’s next for his DC anti-hero.
Dwayne Johnson Teases He’s Already Working On What To Expect In The DC Extended Universe After Black Adam. The former WWE star-turned-actor has spent the past decade trying to play DC antihero Black Adam. The years of development and hard work were finally rewarded with Black Adam at the cinema this weekend. The solo film, directed by Jaume Collet-Serra, stars Dwayne Johnson and introduces Black Adam and the Justice Society to the DCEU. The film also features several connections to the main franchise, leaving audiences with a tease of what’s to come thanks to Black Adam‘s post credits scene.
The response to Black Adam early has usually been beneficial. Critical reviews were mixed, but the general public reacted more positively, leading to the film having the DCEU’s largest gap between critics and audiences on Rotten Tomatoes. Still, Black Adam will be a win for Warner Bros. Discovery and DC Films thanks to the film’s best opening weekend for The Rock as the lead. The excitement surrounding the DCEU movie has made many want to see Black Adam again.
Just a few days later Black Adamthe theatrical release, Dwayne Johnson already teases how he’s working on Black Adam’s DCEU future. The actor is known for being very active on social media and that includes responding to many people on Twitter who saw the film this weekend. Dwayne Johnson revealed they are “I’m working on ‘what’s the future’ as I type this” in such a response. He also teased that fans should stay tuned for more announcements.
Dwayne Johnson’s Black Adam Will Be Important to the Future of the DCEU
Neither the studios nor Dwayne Johnson have revealed any details about Black Adam’s DCEU future, but it’s pretty clear that he’ll be a major part of the franchise going forward. Black Adam‘s appearance at the box office will help inform exactly what comes next. However, Johnson certainly has big plans, including fighting Henry Cavill’s Superman and even fighting the entire Justice League. Not to mention he’ll probably be back for too Black Adam 2. After spending so many years finally getting its DCEU debut right, all signs are pointing Black Adam the beginning of a long role in the franchise.
Dwayne Johnson’s star power is exactly what the DCEU needs as it looks to rename and move forward after years of divisive projects. Therefore, Black Adam should be an essential part of the future of the universe, especially since the public reacts positively to him. The Black Adam star certainly understands this if he is already actively working on the future, whether that is now Black Adam 2, Justice Society spin-offs, or something completely different. Hopefully it won’t be too long before Dwayne Johnson is ready to reveal more about his DCEU future.
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