Taking to his Instagram handle, the actor who will feature as the anti-hero in the highly anticipated DC flick, shared a teaser video, that gave fans a good look at his new avatar complete with his caped black suit and lit eyes. The
Sharing his electrifying new look, Dwayne vouched, “The hierarchy of power in the DC UNIVERSE is about to change.”
He later went on to share a teaser clip and captioned it saying, “This is the one that changes everything. There’s no more chains around this neck and I’m no longer a slave. And now you have my word. No one will ever stop me again and the hierarchy of power in the DC UNIVERSE is about change. Vowing to always protect and be the champion of my people.”
He also went on to extend a note of thanks to all the fans saying, ” THANK YOU #DCFanDome for that absolutely electrifying love and hype for our BLACK ADAM panel. Our entire team as well as myself are deeply committed and passionate to the bone to deliver a story you’ll love and build out our DC Universe.”
The Rock first announced about this superhero movie last year in an Instagram post with an illustrational picture of the character, and also an emotional caption describing what the role meant to him.
“The DC comic’s superhero character is blessed by magic with powers equal to Superman. Adam is rebellious, one of a kind superhero, who will always do right for the people,” wrote Johnson while describing his character.
“But, a few years into my fantasy, I realised that Superman was the hero, I could never be. I was too rebellious. Too rambunctious. Too resistant to convention and authority,” he added.
“Despite my troubles, I was still a good kid with a good heart — I just liked to do things my way. Now, years later as a man, with the same DNA I had as a kid – my superhero dreams have come true,” the actor continued.
Adding that the role “is unlike any other I’ve ever played in my career”, the star continued, “I’m grateful to the bone we’ll all go on this journey together.”
The forthcoming flick is a spinoff of ‘Shazam!’, which premiered in 2019.