The 2019 superhero film Shazam! Has been directed by David F. Sandberg and is based on the character of the same name by DC Comics. Henry Gayden has been credited for the screenplay, while Henry Gayden and Darren Lemke have penned the story. The movie has been produced by Peter Safran for New Line Cinema and DC Films and has been distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures.
The film marks the seventh edition in the DC Extended Universe. So if you are interested in giving this action-filled superhero make, then we will tell you everything you need to know about it!
Where to Watch Shazam! Online?
The superhero flick can be streamed along with the subtitles on tru TV, DirecTV, TBS, TNT, Spectrum on Demand and HBO Max. There is also the option to rent and buy the movie from iTunes, Vudu, YouTube, Google Play Movies, Amazon Prime Video, AMC On Demand, Redbox, DirecTV and Microsoft Store.
What All to Know Before Watching Shazam!?
The movie’s premise showcases a young lad named Billy Batson who gets selected by the old wizard Shazam to become a new champion by just uttering the word Shazam. This allows him to transform into a grown-up superhero who fights evil and protects the people.
But the foster child who was instead in search of his birth mother must otherwise realize his superpowers as it would help him stop the villainous Dr. Thaddeus Sivana and the Seven Deadly Sins that escaped and killed the Council of Wizards.
Who All are there in Shazam!?
The cast of Shazam! Comprises of Zachary Levi portraying the role of the superhero named Shazam, Asher Angelpotraying the role of the teenager named Billy Batson who gets the superpowers, Mark Strong portraying the role of the evil Dr. Thaddeus Sivana, Jack Dylan Grazer portraying the role of Freddy Freeman, Djimon Hounsou portraying the role of the old wizard Shazam, and Adam Brody portraying the role of Super Hero Freddy.
Meagan Good portraying the role of Super Hero Darla, Faithe Herman portraying the role of Darla Dudley, Michelle Borth portraying the role of Super Hero Mary, Grace Fulton portraying the role of Mary Bromfield, D.J. Cotrona portraying the role of Super Hero Pedro, Jovan Armand portraying the role of Pedro Peña, and Ross Butler portraying the role of Super Hero Eugene.
Ian Chen portrays the role of Eugene Choi, Cooper Andrews portrays the role of Victor Vasquez, Marta Milans portrays the role of Rosa Vasquez and various others.
What Else to Know About?
The movie earned a whopping revenue of $366 million from the box office against the budget of $80–100 million. The movie’s success also came with a reasonably positive response from the critics and the audience who liked the performance of Levi, Angel and Grazer and the direction of David F. Sandberg for keeping the film light-hearted filled with humor.
On Rotten Tomatoes, the movie has bagged a 90% rating, while Metacritic has given it a score of 71/100. The movie is an entertainment package with both humor and heart and a character that many would remember.