Black Adam is a 2022 American super hero film based on the DC Comics character of the same name. Produced by New Line Cinema, DC Films, Seven Bucks Productions and Flynn Picture Co it is a spin off from Shazam (2019) and the 11th film in the DC Extended Universe (DCEU). Directed by Jaume Collet Serra and written by Adam Sztykiel, Rory Haines, and Sohrab Noshirvani, the film stars Dwayne Johnson as the titular character alongside Aldis Hodge, Noah Centineo, Sarah Shahi, Marwan Kenzari, Quintessa Swindle, Bodhi Sabongui and Pierce Brosnan.
Johnson was attached to Shazam early in development and confirmed to portray the villain Black Adam in September 2014 but the producers later decided to give the character his own film.
Sztykiel was hired in October 2017. Collet Serra joined in June 2019 for a planned release date of December 2021 but this timeline was delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Additional casting took place over the next year, including four members of the Justice Society of America and the script was rewritten by Haines and Noshirvani.
This film, Filming took place from April to August 2021 at Trilith Studios in Atlanta, Georgia and also in Los Angeles.
Black Adam Released In United States
Black Adam had its world premiere in Mexico City on 3 October 2022 and is scheduled to be released in the United States on 21 October 2022 by Warner Bros Picture.
The film received mixed reviews from critics praising the performances of Johnson and Brosnan but criticizing the screenplay and villain the action scenes received a polarized response.