Shazam! is currently under development and probably starts its filming in February as Zachary Levi and Asher Angel selected to play Billy Batson’s role.
Recent news hits the internet about Henry Cavill’s short cameo in the DC’s upcoming superhero movie Shazam!
According to the source’s claiming, Man of Steel sets to appear in the movie and could play a significant role which will be releasing next year.
There are also planning on making Man of Steel 2 and Black Adam in which Henry Cavill again can be seen in Superman. But those DCEU films would take much more time to start its actual filming.
For the time being, Warner Bros. doesn’t want to wait that long and hence they want to add Superman’s role in the Shazam!
The reason behind giving him a role is that to keep Superman’s live-action character fresh and alive in the minds of DC fans.
Superman fans already know that sooner or later this will happen. Because in the comic pages, both heroes encounter with each other and even becomes allies whose individual differences complement each other well.
If rumors about Henry’s appearance as Superman becomes trues in future, then it will make sense what Billy’s genuine inspiration to become a superhero.
Young small kid, Billy Batson who granted the powers of the wizard Shazam to fight against the forces of evil. Just by calling a single magic word SHAZAM, Billy transforms into an adult Superhero in times of need.
The movie is produced by New Line Cinema and distributed by Warner Bros. Asher Angel will be performing a young version of Billy Batson and Zachary Levi will represent the actual Shazam’s superhero role.
Shazam! will hit theaters on April 5, 2019.
Source: Revenge of the Fans