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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 […]

Zachary Levi Backs Report That Dwayne Johnson Nixed Post-Credit Scene in ‘Shazam! Fury of the Gods’

Zachary Levi was casting thunderbolts Tuesday, after a report circulated that Black Adam star Dwayne Johnson blocked characters from the Rock’s film showing up in a post-credits scene in Levi’s Shazam! Fury of the Gods. It was already known that members of Black Adam’s Justice Society of America were originally slated to appear in Fury […]

‘Shazam! Fury of the Gods’ Writers Talk ‘Fast’ Joke, New DC Leadership and That Major Cameo

[This story contains spoilers for Shazam! Fury of the Gods.] Henry Gayden and Chris Morgan clearly like working together. The day before Shazam! Fury of the Gods hit theaters, the co-writers couldn’t say enough good things about each other, tossing questions and praise back and forth on a mid-morning Zoom call with The Hollywood Reporter. […]

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’ Post-Credits Scene Was Inspired by a Scrapped Villain Story

[This story contains spoilers for Shazam! Fury of the Gods.] If that final end-credits scene of Shazam! Fury of the Gods looked familiar, it was supposed to. After a long battle against the daughters of Atlas — Hespera (Helen Mirren), Kalypso (Lucy Liu) and Anthea (Rachel Zegler)— the DC sequel ends with Billy Batson (Asher Angel/Zachary […]

Box Office: ‘Shazam! Fury of the Gods’ Serves Up $3.4M in Thursday Previews

DC and New Line Cinema’s Shazam! Fury of the Gods has started off its domestic box office run with $3.4 million in Thursday evening previews. Prerelease tracking suggests the superhero sequel will open to $35 million this weekend, one of the lower starts for a Hollywood superhero pic. Others believe it has a shot at […]

Rachel Zegler Says She Joined the DCEU and ‘Shazam! Fury of the Gods’ Because She “Needed a Job”

Rachel Zegler is getting candid about the real reason she joined the DC Universe and it’s quite relatable. While talking with The Hollywood Reporter at the Shazam! Fury of the Gods premiere Tuesday, the West Side Story actress said she stepped into the role of Anthea because she “needed a job. I’m being so serious.” […]

Zachary Levi Explains How a Breakthrough in Therapy Helped Him Land Shazam Role

Zachary Levi credits a breakthrough in therapy and personal healing for helping him land the role of the superhero Shazam. During an appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to promote his starring role in Shazam! Fury of the Gods, Levi said he initially decided against auditioning for any role in the DC franchise […]

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’ Review: The Magic Starts to Wear Off in Busy Sequel

Zachary Levi returns as the title character in this follow-up to the DC superhero film, with newcomers Helen Mirren, Lucy Liu and Rachel Zegler as villainous Greek goddesses.

‘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 […]

Berlin: Zachary Levi to Star in Survival Thriller ‘Not Without Hope’ for ‘The Grey’ Director Joe Carnahan (Exclusive)

With Warner Bros.’ Shazam! Fury of the Gods gearing up for release next month, lead star Zachary Levi has lined up another major project. The actor is set to take the lead in survival thriller Not Without Hope. Adapted from Nick Schuyler and Jere Longman’s best-selling novel of the same name, the film is written […]