It has been a busy couple of weeks for the upcoming blockbuster Shazam! The subsequent DCEU film to enter manufacturing, Shazam! not too long ago found its lead within the type of Zachary Levi. Levi will play the grownup superhero model of the character, and although the film has but to search out his pre-teen alter ego, it has discovered certainly one of his associates. Annabelle: Creation star Grace Futon is in talks to affix the forged of Shazam! with the specifics of her character remaining a thriller.
In response to Variety, Grace Fulton is in negotiations to affix Shazam! Little or no is thought about her character at this level, however she is described as being a childhood good friend of Billy Batson. By crying out “shazam,” Batson can remodel right into a superpowered grownup named Shazam. Fulton principally has appeared in tv roles, recurring on applications like Awkward and Revenge earlier than breaking out this summer season within the horror prequel Annabelle: Creation. This makes Shazam! one thing of an Annabelle: Creation reunion; Shazam! director David F. Sandberg and producer Peter Safran each labored on Annabelle: Creation with Fulton. It by no means hurts to have some connections in showbiz!
Whereas we all know subsequent to nothing about Grace Fulton’s character, there are some particulars we are able to work out from simply her casting. The precise age of the Billy Batson character has not been revealed but, however the casting of Fulton a minimum of hints that he could possibly be in his mid to late-teens. Fulton is 21 years previous and may convincingly play, say, 16 or 17. So, this might give us an thought of how previous Billy is meant to be within the film. As for her particular character, the one one that basically jumps to thoughts is Mary Batson, Billy’s long-lost sister. The 2 had been associates earlier than they discovered that they had been truly associated, and Billy shared a few of his powers together with her in order that she might remodel into the hero Mary Marvel. Fulton might at all times be taking part in a different character although.
Shazam! is about to be the following DC movie to enter manufacturing, and will probably be directed by David S. Sandberg with a screenplay written by Henry Gayden and Darren Lemke. The plot is being saved tightly underneath wraps, however there are rumors that Mark Robust is in talks to play the primary villain. We nonetheless have plenty of questions about Shazam!, however these will seemingly be answered quickly because the film speeds towards its manufacturing date.