Did Dwayne Johnson Just Confirm a Black Adam/Wonder Woman Team-Up at DCFandome?

by Jeremy Spirogis
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DC Fandome gave comedian ebook film followers a style of all of the DC motion pictures they’re ready for. Wonder Woman 1984 and The Batman had been delayed as a result of coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, and Dwayne Johnson hasn’t even begun filming Black Adam but. However, that didn’t cease Johnson from internet hosting a panel on his upcoming supervillain/antihero film. 

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Johnson answered fan questions at DC Fandome on Aug. 22. One of the followers requested Johnson concerning the different DC Comics heroes within the roster. So, Johnson laid out a plan to cross over with Wonder Woman herself.

Dwayne Johnson is Black Adam

Black Adam is a personality within the Shazam! universe. He was an Egyptian slave given superpowers by magic. Of course, he makes use of them for barely completely different functions than Billy Batson.

“The most powerful superheroes, antiheroes, villains, whatever you want to call Black Adam, he is one of the most powerful in the DC Universe,” Johnson mentioned. “But, as we all know, the superheroes, they have to exhibit a little bit of restraint when it comes to taking care of the bad guys, if you will, or taking care of the people who are opposite them, who are opposing them, who are in their way.”

Black Adam | Warner Bros./DC Comics

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Johnson at all times preferred Black Adam’s considerably anarchic strategy to tremendous powers. That’s why he’s been connected to play him for over 10 years. 

“This idea that you  could take all of Black Adam’s powers and he does not practice restraint, that makes for a really powerful combination and one that’s explosive, one that’s very dangerous and one that is ultimately, I think, very likeable, to me at least,” Johnson mentioned.

Dwayne Johnson desires a Black Adam/Wonder Woman staff up

Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot) has already performed with different heroes in Batman v Superman and Justice League. Now that he’s joined the social gathering, Johnson thinks she’d make a very good tag staff with Black Adam.

“My number one choice on who I would love to take with me on an adventure would be Wonder Woman and I’ll tell you why,” Johnson mentioned. “No, I know what you guys are thinking, oh, of course you would, Rock. Gal is my friend. She’s a very good friend of mine but the character of Wonder Woman is one that I have such a tremendous amount of respect for.”

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Wonder Woman 1984 | Warner Bros.

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Johnson and Gadot are making a film collectively, Red Notice, however Johnson would really like them to play their DC Comics characters collectively too. Maybe in Black Adam 2.

“I always thought that this combination of Wonder Woman and Black Adam would make an incredible pairing,” Johnson mentioned. “So this idea that we would go on an adventure together is something very cool.”

Black Adam may additionally face off in opposition to this different DC legend

Johnson described Black Adam as Superman with out Clark Kent’s ethical compass. He has comparable powers however no compunction about utilizing them for his personal private whims. 

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“The other part to this answer is I always thought that it might be cool to hang out with Superman,” Johnson mentioned. “That would be cool, right? We’re kind of similar in terms of our powers, our strengths, our speeds. Look, at the end of teh day, you never know, Black Adam and Superman could become friends. Or, they won’t. Who knows? Maybe we’ll see.”

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