Zachary Levi is “Shazam,” Shares Excitement to be Part of DC Universe

It was first announced that Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson will play one of the iconic villain of the DC Comics Universe, Black Adam. Now, the hero of the story is revealed. Zachary Levi, the star of Chuck TV Series announced via his Instagram account that he will be playing the original Captain Marvel for the big screen.

Check out his Instagram post below:

The caption says:

“Honored and greatly humbled to be a part of the #dcuniverse by bringing the original Captain Marvel to life. I am beside myself with gratitude, not only for this opportunity, but also the incredible outpouring of love and support from so many of you out there in the world. Now if you’ll excuse me, I’ll be in the gym for the rest of forever. 🙏 (amazingly cool art courtesy of @bosslogic#Shazam

The film is being developed by Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment. Directed by Lights Out and Annabelle: Creation director David F. Sanberg. Slated for April 2019 release.

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