DC has launched a full trailer for the Dwayne Johnson-led Black Adam film, giving a clearer view of the forces that will likely be arrayed in opposition to The Rock’s rogue superhuman whereas persevering with to emphasize the character’s edgy, antiheroic credentials.
The trailer spends extra time with the heroes of the Justice Society, who’re on a mission to “lock down” the “free cannon” that’s Black Adam: specifically, Pierce Brosnan as Physician Destiny, whom we get to see use his powers this time, and Aldis Hodge’s Hawkman. We additionally get a glimpse of Viola Davis’ Amanda Waller, the ruthless authorities operator from each Suicide Squad motion pictures and the Peacemaker TV collection, who, it appears, could also be pulling the Justice Society’s strings to some extent. It’s attention-grabbing to see this character drawing these franchises nearer collectively as Warner Bros. appears to consolidate the disparate DC film properties.
The trailer additionally provides us our first take a look at a candidate for the true villain of the piece: a few pictures present a horned determine who can solely be Sabbac (Marwan Kenzari), a Russian mob boss who possesses the ability of an historical demon (and typically even Devil’s energy). Sabbac is seen in fight with Hawkman, however not Black Adam.
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Principally, the trailer focuses on how moody and harmful Black Adam is, and the way he has the ability to save lots of the world or destroy it. A notably humorless Johnson growls issues like, “These powers are usually not a present, however a curse, born out of rage,” and “I kneel earlier than nobody.” Although after shedding a son and spending 5,000 years in jail, it’s comprehensible he may be feeling a little bit cheesed off.
Black Adam, directed by the Spanish style specialist Jaume Collet-Serra (Orphan, Non-Cease, The Shallows, Jungle Cruise), will likely be launched in theaters on Oct. 21.