The long in development "Black Adam" feature film, based on DC Comics super 'anti-hero', is now prepping for a production start July 2020, starring Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson as an ancient enemy of "Shazam":
"In ancient Egypt, Teth-Adam was chosen by the wizard 'Shazam' to be his successor due to his 'moral purity'. When Teth-Adam says the magic word 'Shazam', he is transformed into 'Mighty Adam', a super-powered being.
"However, he is soon corrupted by the vastness of his powers. Deciding he should rule the world, he overthrows and kills the 'pharaoh' and assumes the Egyptian throne.
"Angered by this betrayal, Shazam renames his errant champion 'Black Adam' and—unable to revoke the powers he gave him, banishes Adam to the most distant star in the universe, forcing him to spend the next 5,000 years, traveling through space back to Earth..."
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