We’re only a few months away from the debut of Shazam! Fury of the Gods, with the DC sequel having its release date moved forward to December of this 12 months. The sequel is predicted to deliver a brand new journey for Billy Batson (Asher Angel) / Shazam (Zachary Levi) and the assorted members of his household, a spotlight that delighted followers when the unique 2019 movie got here out. In anticipation of Fury of the Gods‘ debut, DC Comics is releasing a new young-adult graphic novel set within the films’ universe — and we acquired our first particulars as to what that may entail. Titled Shazam! Thundercrack, the graphic novel shall be written and illustrated by Yehudi Mercado, and shall be launched on November twenty ninth.

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“Billy Batson’s by no means been a crew participant, and changing into the superhero Shazam did not appear to vary that a lot. However his new energy and stamina will make soccer a breeze-which is nice, as a result of his faculty wants a brand new quarterback! Between soccer apply and superhero coaching, Billy’s muscle groups are getting larger, however so is his ego. Will foster dad Victor’s smart counsel and reminiscences of his personal soccer triumphs assist preserve younger Shazam grounded? Shazam! Thundercrack is about inside the film timeline, exhibiting Freddy’s vlog crammed with superhero coaching montages, household pranks, and the brand new gig he took to watch Billy’s soccer practices (the cheerleading squad actually wanted a brand new mascot!).”

The solid of Shazam! Fury of the Gods additionally consists of Grace Fulton as Mary Bromfield, Adam Brody as Tremendous Hero Freddy, Faithe Herman as Darla Dudley, Meagan Good as Tremendous Hero Darla, Ian Chen as Eugene Choi, Ross Butler as Tremendous Hero Eugene, Jovan Armand as Pedro Pena, D.J. Cotrona as Tremendous Hero Pedro, Marta Milans as Rosa Vasquez, and Cooper Andrews as Victor Vasquez. New solid members additionally embody Rachel Zegler in a currently-unknown position, Helen Mirren as Hespera, and Lucy Liu as Kalypso.

“I liked the primary Shazam film,” producer Peter Safran defined in an interview with Collider earlier this year. “I believed it was superbly finished. I believed that David Sandberg nailed that tone so extremely effectively. The attention of the needle was so small to get it proper, however he actually did nail it. I really feel like this second one has extra emotion, extra humor, however it additionally has larger motion, larger set items, some nice villains. I simply really feel prefer it’s the whole lot that we liked within the first film however actually turned as much as 11. So I adore it.”

“I believe the addition of a few of these new characters with Rachel Zegler and Helen Mirren and Lucy Liu are implausible editions,” Safran continued. “I like that the youngsters are all a bit bit older now so we get to have a bit bit extra enjoyable in type of an edgier trend with them. Zach inhabits that character in such a fantastic trend. So to have been capable of make a second a type of, it is a thrill.”

Are you excited for Shazam! Fury of the Gods? Will you be testing Shazam! Thundercrack? Share your ideas with us within the feedback under!

Shazam! Fury of the Gods is about to be launched on December twenty first. As talked about above, Shazam! Thundercrack shall be launched on November twenty ninth.

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