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SDCC 2018: Warner Bros. Drops a Surprise First Trailer for ‘Shazam!’

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The Warner Bros. certainly pulled out all the stops on Saturday during its San Diego Comic-Con Hall H presentation. The studio debuted new footage, trailers, images and more from some of their most highly-anticipated upcoming films.

One of those films that audiences got the pleasure of seeing come to life for the first time is DC’s Shazam! Check out the first footage from the film below dropped during SDCC 2018:

 

The film stars Zachary Levi as the adult superhero version of Billy Batson (aka Shazam).  The young version of Billy Batson, played by Asher Angel, magically transforms into the superhero (played by Levi) anytime he says his name. Hounsou will be playing the role of the 3000-year-old wizard who gifts Billy Batson with his magical powers.

In addition to Levi and Angel, Shazam! also stars Jack Dylan Grazer, Grace Fulton, Ian Chen, Jovan Armand, and Djimon Hounsou along with The Walking Dead‘s Cooper Andrews. Shazam! will hail from director David F. Sandberg (Lights Out) with a script by Henry Gayden and Darren Lemke. Peter Safran is producing.

The film will be landing in theaters on April 5, 2019.

What do you think about our first look at the upcoming DC Film Shazam!? Are you excited to see this film on the big screen? Let us know your thoughts in the comment section below.

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