Dwayne Johnson shared a new photo from the set of the upcoming DC movie Black Adam, thus giving us the opportunity to take a first look to the costume that the protagonist will wear in the awaited cinecomics.
Black Adam first appeared in the DC comics in the 1940s like a villain who had been corrupted by power. In the course of the subsequent stories that saw him as a protagonist, the character has become an antihero starting from the early 2000s.
This film, as specified by the insiders, will be closely linked with the DCEU film Shazam, cinecomic of 2019 starring Zachary Levi which will soon have a sequel.
The image published by the former WWE professional wrestler shows the actor from behind with a destroyed set in front of him. The costume is also visible by Black Adam even if only from behind:
“This image of Black Adam from behind can give you a clear perception of the scale and dimension our film will have“Wrote Johnson in the caption of the photo on Instagram. Also on Instagram, Johnson added:
As we all know, superheroes have a code of justice and don’t kill bad guys. But Black Adam yes. The hierarchy of power in the DC Universe is about to change. Antihero. Man in black. Protector of his people.
The film is in its final week of shooting in Atlanta, Georgia. Production began in April 2021 after being delayed in July 2020 due to COVID-19. Jaume Collet-Serra is the director of the film while The Rock he is also involved as a producer.
Black Adam, unless postponed, will arrive in cinemas on July 29, 2022 as far as his American is concerned.