Today, Dwayne Johnson took his official Instagram account to announce that Black Adam will be officially released by Warner Bros. on December 22nd, 2021.

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The Man in Black ⚡️ Like most kids growing up, I dreamed about being a superhero. Having cool superpowers, fighting for what’s right and always protecting the people. It all changed for me, when I was 10yrs old and was first introduced to the greatest superhero of all time – SUPERMAN. As a kid, Superman was the hero I always wanted to be. But, a few years into my fantasy, I realized that Superman was the hero, I could never be. I was too rebellious. Too rambunctious. Too resistant to convention and authority. Despite my troubles, I was still a good kid with a good heart – I just liked to do things my way. Now, years later as a man, with the same DNA I had as a kid – my superhero dreams have come true. I’m honored to join the iconic #DCUniverse and it’s a true pleasure to become, BLACK ADAM. BLACK ADAM is blessed by magic with the powers equal to SUPERMAN, but the difference is he doesn’t toe the mark or walk the line. He’s a rebellious, one of a kind superhero, who’ll always do what’s right for the people – but he does it his way. Truth and justice – the BLACK ADAM way. This role is unlike any other I’ve ever played in my career and I’m grateful to the bone we’ll all go on this journey together. BLACK ADAM 12.22.21 ⚡️ Huge thank you to my friends, @jimlee and @bosslogic for this first time ever bad ass collaboration.

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The DC Comics film will go head-to-head against James Cameron’s Avatar 2, which also set for that holiday month on December 18th, 2021.

Jaume Collet-Serra will be directing Black Adam.

Zachary Levi has previously stated that a crossover between his Shazam! and Johnson’s Black Adam likely won’t be happening until Shazam! or Black Adam 2.

This would suggest that casting is going to be coming very soon.

SOURCE: DWAYNE JOHNSON

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