Dwayne Johnson made fairly an entrance to Comic-Con’s Saturday, with ear-splitting thunder, smoke, and flashes filling Corridor H. From the blackness emerged a costume-clad Johnson, who appeared to drift into the air above the stage. “The DC Universe won’t ever be the identical once more,” Johnson stated to applause.
Black Adam hails from Jungle Cruise director Jaume Collet-Serra and can function a staff new to the DC movies, The Justice Society of America. That features Hawkman (Aldis Hodge), Cyclone (Quintessa Swindell), Atom Smasher (Noah Centineo) and Dr. Destiny (Pierce Brosnan). As for Johnson, he performs Black Adam — an antihero imbued with historical energy.
Collet-Serra revealed that he locked image on the movie final evening and that the solid has seen it. “That’s an enormous deal for me. Meaning no extra notes,” stated the filmmaker. He additionally shared his philosophy on the character to the Warner Bros./New Line manufacturing: “This appeared like a Soiled Harry-type of character. When the system is damaged and when the system is corrupt, you want somebody to interrupt the system down. I gravitated in direction of that.”
The staff confirmed off new footage from the movie.
Hodge referred to as getting the decision from Johnson that he’d been solid “probably the greatest moments in my complete profession.” He thought it was a prank name earlier than lastly consider it was Johnson on the road. As for Johnson, he had some enjoyable with a query about frequent collaborator Kevin Hart, who isn’t within the movie. When as little one requested if Hart obtained jealous of Black Adam, Johnson’s response obtained large laughs: “Kevin Hart will get jealous of the whole lot … additionally I’m fairly good at peak. You’re already taller than Kevin Hart.”
It was a uncommon look for Johnson at Comedian-Con. Regardless of his stature with the Comedian-Con crowd, Johnson has solely not often promoted tasks on the conference. This was the star’s first go to since he was on the town to convey Hercules in 2014, when he famous he was normally overseas filming throughout Comedian-Con.
Within the closing moments, Johnson tackled an age-old query: who would win in a combat, Black Adam or Superman? Earlier within the week, rumors circulated that Man of Metal actor Henry Cavill may present up or ship a video message for the panel, however that didn’t come to fruition.
Stated the actor of a matchup between the DC characters: “Pound for pound, they’re fairly shut. I assume it most likely all is determined by who’s enjoying Superman. I’ll simply say that.”
Lastly, Johnson left the 6,500 Corridor H attendees with a present. Every would obtain a free ticket to an IMAX screening of Black Adam. It seems a publish card they acquired upon entrance was really a ticket. The movie opens Oct. 21.