Dwayne Johnson is unquestionably on board for extra Black Adam installments. When lately requested by Cinemablend if he has any plans to make a film the place Black Adam fights in opposition to Superman, he stated, “Completely. That’s the entire level of this, man.”
Within the Oct. 10 function, Johnson stated he feels the emergence of Black Adam marks a brand new chapter for DC. “I’ve been saying for a while, there is a new period within the DC Universe that is about to start,” he stated. “And what I meant by that was introducing a model new character. It is not a sequel, not an current IP. It was . . . you already know, Black Adam! Two years in the past, the world had no concept who he was. We did, however not, you already know, the remainder of the mass on the market. Introducing the JSA, introducing that new period of the DC universe. But in addition what I actually meant by, ‘This can be a new period within the DC Universe,’ is listening to the followers. Listening to the followers. And doing our greatest to provide the followers what they need.”
Johnson, who portrays antihero Black Adam within the movie, has beforehand stoked rumors of a Black Adam-Superman conflict. In a 2021 interview with Complete Movie by way of Video games Radar, he stated, “We are able to do something if we preserve the viewers first. So to me, there is a battle that is going to go down someday, between Black Adam and Superman. I do not know who that Superman goes to be, and I do not know who’s going to play him. That is OK. I need not know proper now. However I am assured in understanding that [laughs]. And that is based mostly out of what followers need. We labored backwards from there.”
He addressed the potential showdown as soon as once more by claiming that his character is as sturdy as Superman in a July interview with The Hollywood Reporter. “Black Adam has all of the powers of Superman, however the distinction is he’s blessed with magic,” he stated, persevering with, “There have been a number of components like that that made me really feel this can be a actual alternative right here. I felt like every little thing that I had completed previously by way of my profession, all the flicks that I had completed over the many years, even those that did not do effectively, all led to this explicit function.”
“Black Adam” premieres on Oct. 21.