American actor Dwayne Johnson announced the release date of his upcoming superhero movie ‘BLACK ADAM’ on his Instagram account on Tuesday. His movie will release on December 21, 2021.
Johnson posted the first look of the character and poster of the movie on his Instagram account with a long note in the caption. Johnson admitted his admiration for superhero characters and that he always dreamt of playing one such character since his childhood. Johnson’s cherished superhero is ‘Superman’, which he grew up watching.
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The Man in Black ⚡️ Like most kids growing up, I dreamed about being a superhero. Having cool superpowers, fighting for what’s right and always protecting the people. It all changed for me, when I was 10yrs old and was first introduced to the greatest superhero of all time – SUPERMAN. As a kid, Superman was the hero I always wanted to be. But, a few years into my fantasy, I realized that Superman was the hero, I could never be. I was too rebellious. Too rambunctious. Too resistant to convention and authority. 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. I’m honored to join the iconic #DCUniverse and it’s a true pleasure to become, BLACK ADAM. BLACK ADAM is blessed by magic with the powers equal to SUPERMAN, but the difference is he doesn’t toe the mark or walk the line. He’s a rebellious, one of a kind superhero, who’ll always do what’s right for the people – but he does it his way. Truth and justice – the BLACK ADAM way. This role is unlike any other I’ve ever played in my career and I’m grateful to the bone we’ll all go on this journey together. BLACK ADAM 12.22.21 ⚡️ Huge thank you to my friends, @jimlee and @bosslogic for this first time ever bad ass collaboration.
“But, a few years into my fantasy, I realized that Superman was the hero, I could never be. I was too rebellious. Too rambunctious. Too resistant to convention and authority,” he wrote. “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.”
Johnson added that the character in this movie is distinct from other characters he has played in his career. He distinguished his character in Black Adam with other superhero characters; Black Adam will do what is right for the people, will follow justice but ‘does not walk the line or mark the toe’.
He added that the character in Black Adam resembles real-life Dwayne Johnson.
Dwayne Johson, however, is ready to rock the cinema screens with the sequel of ‘Jumanji’ slated to release next month in December. The character of Black Adam originally came out from Shazam as a supervillain. He is the ruler of the imaginative nation Kahndaq.
In the last two decades, creators have attempted to rewrite his character, molding him into a less harsh and more of the ruler with his principles and moral conduct. People are excited to see this recreation of Black Adam into a superhero character.