A fun new video shows Dwayne Johnson using the real-life Black Adam superpowers to celebrate the tickets to his upcoming DCEU movie going on sale.
A new video shows Dwayne Johnson using Black Adam powers to celebrate tickets going on sale for his upcoming DCEU movie. Based on the DC Comics character of the same name, Black Adam tells the story of Johnson’s titular anti-hero who wants to unleash his form of ruthless justice on the modern world after 5,000 years of sleep in his earthly grave. The film is directed by Jaume Collet-Serra with a script by Adam Sztykiel, Rory Haines and Sohrab Noshirvani.
Trailers for Black Adam have already teased that Johnson’s character will be very different from typical superheroes and won’t be against killing those who get in his way. In addition to Johnson, Black Adam also features Pierce Brosnan as Doctor Fate, Aldis Hodge as Hawkman, Noah Centineo as Atom Smasher, and Quintessa Swindell as Cyclone. Critic reviews for the project aren’t available yet, but Johnson has made it no secret that he expects Black Adam to change DCEU’s power hierarchy. Recent trailers and promotional material for the film have put this to the test, with Black Adam going up against Doctor Fate and other members of the Justice Society of America.
Anticipating the movie building for release next month, Dwayne Johnson took to Twitter to celebrate Black Adam tickets are now on sale by using some Black Adam powers of his own. Dressed in plain clothes, the short video shows Johnson building a ball of electrical energy in his hand before tossing the ball into the air, where it turns into an official advance ticket sale announcement. Watch Johnson’s video below:
How Dwayne Johnson Will Help Black Adam’s Box Office
Johnson’s New Video Celebrates We’re One Step Closer Black Adam‘s release is indicative of the star’s greater hands-on marketing approach to the upcoming DCEU movie. After appearing in numerous films including: Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, Jungle Cruise, Red Notice, and a number of terms in the Fast & Furious franchise, Johnson has become one of the most recognizable and affordable movie stars of this generation. In a Hollywood landscape where fewer stars than ever are strong, reliable box office pullers, Johnson retains the ability to draw massive crowds to theaters, which is a promising sign for Black Adam‘s box office potential.
In addition to taking center stage in all the trailers and marketing material, Johnson donned his Black Adam costume for a surprise appearance at this year’s SDCC. The star’s comments about the possibility of Black Adam fighting Henry Cavill’s Superman, combined with his repeated claim that Black Adam could be the new strongest superhero in the DCEU, has created an environment where the film will be one of DC’s greatest superhero movies. ever could be in terms of theater box office. It remains to be seen whether Black Adam will live up to the hype, but audiences won’t have long to wait for the film to hit the big screen and Johnson to make his highly anticipated superhero debut.
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