Premiering Tuesday, May 23 on HBO GO, New Line Cinema presents A Peter Safran Production of A David F. Sandberg Film, Shazam! Fury of the Gods. Continuing the story of teenage Billy Batson who, upon reciting the magic word “SHAZAM!,” is transformed into his adult Super Hero alter ego, Shazam.
This action-packed Super Hero sequel brings even more excitement, adventure and comedy, along with all-new realms, bigger threats, monsters and mythical creatures to our heroes. Now fully bestowed with the powers of the gods, Billy Batson and his fellow foster kids are still learning how to juggle teenage life with having adult Super Hero alter egos. But when the Daughters of Atlas, a vengeful trio of ancient gods, arrive on Earth in search of the magic stolen from them long ago, Billy—aka Shazam—and his family are thrust into a battle for their superpowers, their lives, and the fate of their world. But can a bunch of teenagers actually save the day? Does Billy even want to…?
Shazam! Fury of the Gods stars returning cast members Zachary Levi (Thor: Ragnarok) as Shazam, Asher Angel (Andi Mack) as Billy Batson, Jack Dylan Grazer (IT Chapter Two) as Freddy Freeman, Adam Brody (Promising Young Woman) as Super Hero Freddy, Ross Butler (Raya and the Last Dragon) as Super Hero Eugene, Meagan Good (Day Shift) as Super Hero Darla, D.J. Cotrona (G.I. Joe: Retaliation) as Super Hero Pedro, Grace Caroline Currey (Annabelle: Creation) as Mary Bromfield / Super Hero Mary, Faithe Herman (This Is Us) as Darla Dudley, Ian Chen (A Dog’s Journey) as Eugene Choi, Jovan Armand (Second Chances) as Pedro Peña, Marta Milans (White Lines) as Rosa Vasquez, Cooper Andrews (The Walking Dead) as Victor Vasquez, with Djimon Hounsou (A Quiet Place Part II) as Wizard.
Joining the cast are Rachel Zegler (West Side Story), with Lucy Liu (Kung Fu Panda franchise) and Helen Mirren (F9: The Fast Saga).
The film is directed by David F. Sandberg (Shazam!, Annabelle: Creation) and produced by Peter Safran (Aquaman, The Suicide Squad). It is written by Henry Gayden (Shazam!, There’s Someone Inside Your House) and Chris Morgan (Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw, The Fate of the Furious), based on characters from DC; Shazam! was created by Bill Parker and C.C. Beck. Executive producers are Walter Hamada, Adam Schlagman, Richard Brener, Dave Neustadter, Victoria Palmeri, Marcus Viscidi and Geoff Johns.
Joining director Sandberg behind-the-camera are director of photography Gyula Pados (the Jumanji franchise), production designer Paul Kirby (The Old Guard, Jason Bourne) and editor Michel Aller (Shazam!, The Nun). The music supervisor is Season Kent (DC League of Super-Pets, The Addams Family 2) and the music is by Christophe Beck (Free Guy, Frozen II). Visual effects supervisors are Bruce Jones (Aquaman, IT) and Raymond Chen (Alita: Battle Angel, The Meg). The costume designer is Louise Mingenbach (Jumanji: The Next Level, Godzilla: King of the Monsters).
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Image credits: Warner Bros. Pictures