Dwayne Johnson Confirms Shazam Role (Mania.com)
By:Robert T. Trate
Date: Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Source: La Nacion
Social Media is a strange beast and now it plays role in the casting of our superheroes. Dwayne Johnson is a fiend when it comes to Twitter announcements. He has been teasing us for months on if he will be cast as the Green Lantern, Shazam or Black Adam. The wait is finally over as an interview with LA NACION may have cleared up the Green Lantern rumor.
From his interview with LA NACION: "Interpret a character in DC Comics. It's the story of Shazam, but I can not say now if (my role) is Shazam and Black Adam. We've been developing for some time and have been a fan of anti-heroes. A this particular I think that we will make justice.'m putting my heart and soul into this role, "Johnson said Monday”.
Johnson did state that an announcement would be made soon, officially. Though Johnson did follow his statement above with: "I've always been interested in two characters in my career have been my favorite since childhood: Green Lantern and Black Adam ... I think we just forward the announcement".
Last month Johnson teased fans with twitter pics like the following:
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