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Zachary Levi Says He Doesn’t Blame Dwayne Johnson for the Nixed Post-Credits Scene in ‘Shazam! Fury of the Gods’

Zachary Levi took to Instagram to clarify that he doesn’t blame Dwyane Johnson — or anyone — for nixing the originally planned post-credits scene in Shazam! Fury of the Gods, which would’ve seen Justice Society of America members inviting the sequel’s title character to join their group. On Tuesday, Levi seemed to call out Johnson […]

‘Shazam! Fury of the Gods’ Director Says He’s a “Little Surprised” With Film’s Criticism

David F. Sandberg is responding to the criticism that Shazam! Fury of the Gods has faced following its Friday release. The director took to Twitter Monday to note that the latest DC installment was his “lowest critic score” on Rotten Tomatoes, which stood at 53 percent the day he posted. But it was also his […]

Box Office: ‘Shazam! Fury of the Gods’ Opens to Dismal $30.5M Domestically

DC and New Line Cinema’s Shazam! Fury of the Gods is a superhero pic scorned. The movie opened to a dismal $30.5 million domestically from 4,071 theaters, well behind the $53.5 million domestic opening of the first Shazam! in 2019, not adjusted for inflation. That’s one of the worst starts for a major Hollywood superhero […]

‘Shazam! Fury of the Gods’ Director David F. Sandberg Talks Wonder Woman Cameo, the Marketing Swerve and Those Credit Scenes

[This story contains spoilers for Shazam! Fury of the Gods.] After joining the DCEU in 2017, Shazam! Fury of the Gods director David F. Sandberg is ready to hang up his cape. With the second chapter of the Shazamily’s adventures now in theaters, the Swedish filmmaker is finally able to open up about one of […]

Box Office Preview: ‘Shazam! Fury of the Gods’ Hopes to Leap Past Tepid Tracking

DC and New Line Cinema’s Shazam! Fury of the Gods is hoping for some heavenly help when opening this weekend in thousands of theaters across the U.S. and world. According to prerelease tracking, the superhero pic is expected to start off with $35 million-plus in North America, compared to the $53.5 million domestic debut of […]

‘Shazam! Fury of the Gods’ Los Angeles Premiere Makes a Splash With a Wet Red Carpet

Shazam! Fury of the Gods made a splash at the Westwood Theater in Los Angeles on Tuesday. Stars of the DC sequel Zachary Levi, Helen Mirren, Lucy Liu, Rachel Zegler, Adam Brody, Ross Butler and more braved puddles of water on the red carpet to celebrate the premiere of their film. The flooding was so […]

‘Shazam! Fury of the Gods’ Tracking for Low-Key $35M-$40M Domestic Debut

New Line Cinema’s Shazam! Fury of the Gods is tracking for a low-key domestic debut of $35 million to $40 million, according to first projections. More bullish box office analysts, however, believe it will match the first film. The movie came on tracking Thursday. Among the services suggesting $35 million is NRG, Hollywood’s leading research […]

Zachary Levi Takes Flight in New ‘Shazam! Fury of the Gods’ Trailer

Shazam! A new trailer for Shazam! Fury of the Gods is here. The sequel follows Billy Batson and his fellow foster kids, who are still figuring out how to balance being teenagers and their superhero alter egos. When the Daughters of Atlas, a vengeful trio of ancient gods, arrive on Earth, the kids are thrust […]

‘Shazam! Fury of the Gods’ Trailer Buzzes Comic-Con

Shazam! Fury of the Gods brought the thunder to Hall H Saturday, with star Zachary Levi trotting out the first trailer from the film. “I missed you guys so dang much, I can’t even tell you,” said Levi to an energized Hall H, taking in the first panel of the day, after a Shazam! sizzle […]

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Rachel Zegler (‘West Side Story’)

Rachel Zegler, this week’s guest on The Hollywood Reporter‘s Awards Chatter podcast, was one of 2021’s breakout stars. Her discovery was a Cinderella — or at least an only-in-Hollywood — story: Four years ago, at the age of just 16, she was forwarded a tweet about a casting call from a person she had never […]

Dwayne Johnson Calls ‘Black Adam’ the “Hardest Undertaking of My Entire Career” as DC Film Wraps

Dwayne Johnson is telling fans straight up that Black Adam was the hardest film he has made — and given his enormous résumé, that is saying a lot. The film superstar took to social media Friday to announce that his upcoming DC film had indeed wrapped, but also to open up a bit about the brutal production. […]

‘Shazam! Fury of the Gods’ Releases First Cast Photo to Avoid Leak

Shazam! sequel director David F. Sandberg revealed all his heroes in costume for the first time Monday. The Fury of the Gods director posted the below image on Twitter, noting he was releasing the photo to get ahead of any potential set images being leaked — which is always a risk on superhero films, particularly […]