Why Dwayne Johnson’s Upcoming Movie Black Adam is a MUST WATCH!

Are you also excited about Dwayne Johnson’s new movie ‘BLACK ADAM’?

Check out this blog to know what to expect from Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s upcoming movie DC’s Black Adam.

Dwayne Johnson will play the titular role in the action-adventure superhero movie DC’s Black Adam which is scheduled to release on October 21, 2022.

Black Adam is the first of its kind for Dwayne Johnson who had always dreamt of playing a superhero character on the big screen.

Black Adam is considered to be the most anticipated movie of 2022 as all DC and Dwayne a.k.a The Rock fans are eagerly waiting since its announcement in 2017.

History of Making of Dwayne Johnson’s Black Adam 

Black Adam Poster Image starring Dwayne Johnson

Earlier Black Adam was considered to be part of the 2019 release Shazam!

In 2014, Dwayne Johnson revealed his involvement in Shazam, whether he will play the titular superhero character or villainous Black Adam was still in question.

All the air concerning Johnson’s role in Shazam became clear in 2017 when it was revealed that he will star in his individual Warner Bros. produced DC’s Black Adam.

Dwayne Johnson while interviewed by Vanity Fair mentioned the real reason for keeping Black Adam out of 2019’s Shazam was quite simple.

He further mentioned that to have two origin stories in a single movie wouldn’t have done justice to the character of Black Adam.

Johnson also said that for Shazam having such a plot could work but on Black Adam’s part ot would have been a complete disservice.

It was all thanks to Dwayne Johnson’s prestige and authority, as he was able to manipulate the production houses for a separate movie for the all-powerful character of Black Adam.

What to Expect from Dwayne Johnson’s Black Adam

Dwayne Johnson as Black Adam

Dwayne Johnson while explaining the overwhelming dedication he needed to put into his upcoming movie Black Adam was too much.

Known for his chiseled body and phenomenal workout routine the Red Notice star also said that the training he had to go through in Black Adam was the most arduous he had ever done in his entire life.

As, Dwayne has already said while announcing his new movie Black Adam, “The Hierarchy of Power in the DC Universe is about to change.”

Let’s wait and watch to see how Johnson changes the hierarchy as DC’s Black Adam releases on October 21, 2022.

It would be the second time Jaume Collet-Serra will be working with Dwayne Johnson in a movie.

In 2021, Johnson starred in Jaume Collet-Serra’s adventure-mystery film ‘Jungle Cruise’ which also starred Emily Blunt in an important role.

Jaume Collet-Serra as the director of Black Adam considers his magnum opus which will be regarded for centuries.

Collet-Serra has already termed the character of Black Adam as the Dirty Harry of superheroes.

Owing to Black Adam’s unconventional means and the inexhaustible fire of revenge inside him.

Jaume promises Dwayne unlike his action-comedy and thriller movies like Fast & Furious, Jumanji, Hobbs & Shaw, Red Notice, and so on; will be seen in a completely new role.

Black Adam director Jaume further said that Johnson perfectly gels with the role and demeanor of Black Adam whether it’s the ability to speak less and intimidate more or leave everyone in awe with his seriousness and sheer power.

So, get ready to once again see the duo of Jaume Collet-Serra and Dwayne Johnson in their upcoming movie Black Adam who are all set to make you fall in love with the DC’s new anti-hero.

The plotline of Dwayne Johnson’s Black Adam

Johnson’s Black Adam almost runs parallel to the comic storyline of the character.

As the movie is set in Middle-eastern fictional country Khandaq which get’s attacked and annihilated leading to the death of Black Adam’s wife and children.

In Black Adam’s new trailer Black Adam can be heard saying, “My son sacrificed his life to save me”.

Comprising an emotional back story, Black Adam faces imprisonment of more than 5000 years.

Finally, Black Adam wakes from his earthly tomb slumber with all his power restored and ready to pile up on his rage to exact his revenge.

Ultimately, the Justice Society of America is called by Amanda Waller to make Black Adam surrender and lock him up in a cell.

As, Dr. Fate played by Pierce Brosnan in the new trailer of Black Adam perfectly sums up Black Adam “You have two paths, you can be the destroyer of this world or you can be its savior.”

So, what do you think, which path Black Adam will finally take?


Aldis Hodge as Hawkman in Black Adam

Black Adam Cast barring Dwayne Johnson, who plays the titular role of Black Adam or Teth-Adam, the movie comprises members of the Justice Society of America and other prominent side characters.

Check out this list to know in more detail about the Black Adam cast.

Members of Justice Society of America

1. Dr. Fate

Pierce Brosnan known for his role as James Bond will be seen in a completely new role of a magic master called ‘Dr.Fate’. Kent Nelson a.k.a Dr.Fate is also the co-founder of JSA (Justice Society of America).

2. Cyclone

One of the members of the Justice Society of America has the power to control wind. Quintessa Swindell plays the role of Maxine Hunkel a.k.a Cyclone.

Noah Centineo as Atom Smasher in Black Adam

3. Hawkman

Hawkman is the leader of the Justice Society of America and the reincarnation of the Egyptian prince. Aldis Hodge plays the role of Carter Hall a.k.a Hawkman.

4. Atom Smasher

Another member of JSA with the ability to control his shape, size, and strength. Noah Centineo plays the role of Albert “Al” Rothstein a.k.a Atom Smasher in the movie.

Other Prominent Cast

Pierce Brosnan as Dr. Fate in Black Adam

1. ISIS 

Sarah Shahi plays the role of  Adrianna Tomaz a.k.a Isis she is a university professor and a resistant fighter in Khandaq.

2. Sabbac

Marwan Kenzari plays the role of Ishmael Gregor a.k.a Sabbac he is possessed by a demon and serves as the main villain of Black Adam.

3. Amanda Waller

Viola Davis plays the role of Amanda Waller. Davis has also starred in other DC movies like Suicide Squad as Waller.

Budget of Dwayne Johnson’s Black Adam

Quintessa Swindell as Cyclone in Black Adam

Jaume Collet-Serra the director of Black Adam in an interview revealed that the movie has 2000 plus visual effects shots.

So, one can easily reckon Black Adam is going to be an enormous budget movie not only because of its VFX, but also due to its star cast which comprises big guns like Dwayne Johnson and Pierce Brosnan.

Though, Dwayne also acts as one of the producers of the movie under the banner of Seven Bucks Productions.

Still, it’s easy to predict that Black Adam will be one of the most expensive movies in Hollywood.

Sources claim the Black Adam budget will vary from around $185 MILLION to $250 MILLION.

However, on a budget of Black Adam, we have a gut feeling that it can easily cross the $300 MILLION mark.

What’s your opinion on it?

Do Watch Dwayne Johnson’s Black Adam on October 21, 2022

No doubt Dwayne Johnson’s Black Adam is one of the most anticipated movies of the year 2022.

Since its first postponement in December 2021, everyone is eagerly waiting for the release of DC’s Black Adam and we expect that Johnson will deliver something huge this time with the movie.

And, all the wait, hype, and drama are worth it.

Now, it all depends on Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s conviction and acting ability and how well he is able to pull off the role of Balck Adam.

And, ultimately it will also act as the verdict was Johnson’s right to provide the Black Adam a stand-alone movie.

Also Check Out: Dwayne’s Interesting Facts and Controversies in Dwayne Johnson Biography.

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