By: Hiacynth Ablanez
DC has big announcements at San Diego Comic-Con 2022!
San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) is one of the most awaited events for Comic fans. It has been years since the last face-to-face convention for SDCC, that is why fans, celebrities, and filmmakers are excited for this, and happily, they weren’t disappointed in DC’s announcements at Hall H last July 23, 2022.
According to comicbook.com, 7,000 fans with celebrities and filmmakers took over Hall H to exchange thoughts and witness everything DC has prepared for the fans.
DC or Warner Bros. is known for its DC Universe with unforgettable heroic characters like Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, and Aquaman. They are also famous for their created teams like Justice League, Justice Society of America, Teen Titans, and Suicide Squad.
‘BLACK ADAM’ THE MOVIE TRAILER
BORN OUT OF RAGE
The hierarchy of power in the #DCUniverse is changing.
— Dwayne Johnson (@TheRock) July 23, 2022
“The hierarchy of power in the #DCUniverse is changing,” Dwayne Johnson, that will be playing Black Adam, wrote on his Twitter account along with the movie trailer.
Black Adam was initially set to release last July but moved to October. The movie will also introduce the Justice Society and give the DC Universe a new start, according to Johnson.
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson also made an epic electrifying entrance bringing out fans’ screams.
— FanSided Entertainment (@FanSided_ENT) July 23, 2022
Dressed in Black Adam’s costume, Johnson entered Hall H in #ComicCon followed by strobe light flashing and smoke flowing unto him with the sound of lighting. It was a remarkable moment for everyone as fans filled Hall H with cheering and excitement!
Viola Davis was also announced to appear in Black Adam as Amanda Waller. This will be Viola’s comeback with DC Extended Universe since Suicide Squad.
— Bam Smack Pow (@BamSmackPow) July 23, 2022
FIRST TRAILER FOR ‘SHAZAM! FURY OF THE GODS’
Along with Zachary Levi, more Shazam casts were also present, including Jack Dylan Grazer, Asher Angel, and Lucy Liu, which their attendance brought more fun and excitement to the crowd.
Lucy Lui also took the stage to express gratitude for being part of the incredible DC Universe. “To be part of the DC Universe and this world is the most exciting things that probably has ever happened in my career because I grew up watching all of those [titles] and reading comic books. Being here now and being a woman of color, and having this really wonderful career that I have had, it was an honor to be part of something this special,” Liu said.
It was also unexpected news to DC fans to not here any updates on other titles such as sequel’s on Aquaman, The Batman, Batgirl, Wonder Woman, The Flash, and Static Shock.
Even though there weren’t any updates with the titles mentioned above, ‘Black Adam’ and ‘Shazam! Fury of the Gods is still something to wait for, and get excited about this 2022.
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