By Creative Media TimesThere is plenty of footage in the DC’s lateset Shazam! trailer, giving us another look at Zachary Levy’s lighthearted and funny superhero.
The new trailer also shows how 14 year old Billy Batson (Asher Angel) jumps from the top of a building and transforms into Shazam.
The overall tone of the trailer is in line with goofy humor of the promos we have seen so far, including of course that poster showing Shazam chilling with a cellphone and bubblegum.
Levi is of course playing the film’s titular superhero. Directed by David F. Sandberg (Lights Out, Annabelle: Creation) from a screenplay by Henry Gayden, the film co-stars Mark Strong, Jack Dylan Grazer and Djimon Hounsou.
“Shazam” is set to storm into US theaters on April 19th, 2019. See the film’s first trailer below.
Here is the film’s official synopsis:
We all have a superhero inside us, it just takes a bit of magic to bring it out. In Billy Batson’s (Asher Angel) case, by shouting out one word—SHAZAM!—this streetwise 14-year-old foster kid can turn into the adult Super Hero Shazam (Zachary Levi), courtesy of an ancient wizard. Still a kid at heart—inside a ripped, godlike body—Shazam revels in this adult version of himself by doing what any teen would do with superpowers: have fun with them! Can he fly? Does he have X-ray vision? Can he shoot lightning out of his hands? Can he skip his social studies test? Shazam sets out to test the limits of his abilities with the joyful recklessness of a child. But he’ll need to master these powers quickly in order to fight the deadly forces of evil controlled by Dr. Thaddeus Sivana (Mark Strong).