Shazam is an upcoming film and the eighth film in the DC Extended Unikverse about Billy Batson becoming Shazam. A boy is given the ability to become an adult superhero in times of need with a single magic word.
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson was originally considering taking the role of Captain Marvel. However, he was approached by comic books fans who explained the villain, Black Adam, to him in an attempt to persuade him to take that role instead. The combination of the fans' request and the fact that the character seemed more interesting prompted Johnson to take that role instead.
Tambor plays Roy Preston, the owner of a summer camp for aspiring young magicians and Devine is Andy, a former camper whose flailing career as a magician has forced him to return to the camp as a counselor. Also returning to the camp is Andy’s former partner and current nemesis, Darkwood, played by Jacobs, who is now a successful magician. When preparations begin for the end-of-summer magic contest between rival teams of campers, Andy and his team of ragtag misfits must go head to head with Darkwood and her campers. In the process, Andy is inspired by the young campers and rediscovers his passion for magic.
Disneytoon Studios’ next original film will open in theatres April 12, 2019. The untitled film is directed by Klay Hall & Bobs Gannaway.
Untitled Disneytoon Studios Project
No details have been revealed for this DisneyToons Studios animated feature film.