Among the number of superhero movies coming out in 2023, probably the most significant is Shazam Fury of the Gods.
This upcoming superhero movie is centered around the titular DC Comics character. David F. Sandberg directed this film whose plot revolves around the fight between Billy Batson and his foster brothers and the Daughters of Atlas, who want to use weapons capable of destroying the entire world.
The title of the series comes from the word that turns Batson and his foster siblings into superheroes – “Shazam!”.
When Will Shazam Release Fury of the Gods?
The film will be the sequel to the 2019 superhero film ‘Shazam!’ serves as the twelfth installment of the DCEU.
Henry Gayden was announced to return as writer in April 2019 right after the successful opening of the prequel. In June Zachary Levi it has been confirmed that he’s returning to reprise the titular role in the sequel.
The film’s primary filming began on May 26, 2021, and after some delays as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, filming concluded on August 31, 2021.
Initially, the film was set to be released on April 1, 2022, by Warner Bros. Pictures. It was first delayed and was expected to be released on November 4, 2022, and has now been delayed again to be released on March 17, 2023.
Cast of the upcoming film ‘Shazam! Fury of the Gods’:
American actor Zachary Levi will be reprising the protagonist and titular Billy Batson aka Shazam in the upcoming film. Some of his other film credits include ‘Spiral’, ‘Shades of Ray’, ‘Tangled’, ‘Remember Sunday’, ‘She Loves Me’, ‘Office Uprising’, ‘American Underdog’, ‘Apollo 10 1⁄2: A Space Age Childhood’ etc.
In addition to ‘Shazam! Fury of the Gods’, Levi is also cast in the following films ‘Harold and the Purple Crayon’, ‘Chicken Run: Dawn of the Nugget’, ‘The Unbreakable Boy’, ‘And spy Kids: Armageddon’.
From 2002 to 2006 Levi played the main character of Kipp Steadman in the American television sitcom ‘Less than Perfect’.
Playing the titular lead role of Chuck Bartowski, Levi appeared in the action comedy spy drama series ‘Chuck’ from 2007 to 2012.
In 2015 he starred as the main character Luke Collins in the American television series ‘Heroes Reborn’, a continuation of the NBC superhero series ‘Heroes’. From 2015 to 2016 Levi starred as the recurring character James McMahon in the single camera sitcom ‘Telenovela’ from 2015 to 2016.
In the miniseries adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s 1996 novel of the same name ‘Alias Grace’, Levi played Jeremiah Pontelli in 2017.
Then from 2018 to 2019, he was cast in the recurring character Dr. Benjamin Ettenberg in the second season of the period comedy and drama series “.The fantastic Mrs. Maisel‘.
Jack Dylan Grazer-
The character of one of the members of the Shazam family Frederick “Freddy” Freeman will be recovered by the American actor Jack Dylan Grazer in the next film from the previous prequel of 2019.
His other film credits include ‘Beautiful Boy’, ‘Don’t Tell a Soul’, ‘Dreamin’ Wild’, etc. Grazer is also expected to play Mitch in another upcoming film ‘Downtown Owl’ which will be released sometime. 2023.
From 2017 to 2018 he played the lead role of Young Alex Riley in the CBS sitcom ‘Me, Myself & I’. Grazer was also cast as Fraser Wilson in the 2020 coming-of-age miniseries ‘We Are Who We Are’.
She is anticipated to play the lead character Thimbletack in the upcoming TV series ‘The Spiderwick Chronicles’.
American actress Rachel Zegler she will play Anthea, daughter of Atlas in the next film. She starred in the 2021 musical romantic drama film ‘West Side Story’ as Maria.
The role of Billy’s younger foster, Eugene Choi, will be reprized by the American actor Ross Butler in the next film from the prequel.
Butler played the lead role of Zach Dempsey in the popular Netflix series ‘13 Reasons Why‘ from 2017 to 2020. He also starred in the series ‘KC Undercover’, ‘Riverdale‘, ‘Swimming with Sharks’, etc.
The role of Billy’s young foster sister Darla Dudley will be reprized by the American actress Meagan Good in the next film from the prequel.
Her other film credits include ‘Eve’s Bayou’, ‘Roll Bounce’, ‘Stomp the Yard’, ‘Think Like a Man’ etc.
Another daughter of Atlas Kalypso will be played by an American actress Lucy Liu in the next movie. Her film credits include ‘Shanghai Noon’, ‘Charlie’s Angels’, ‘Chicago’, ‘Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle’, ‘Kill Bill: Volume 1’ etc.
In the following film Beninese-American actor and nominated for the Academy Djimon Hounsou will reprise the role of Shazam, the last surviving member of the Wizards Council who bestows his powers on Billy.
His most acclaimed film credits include ‘In America’, ‘Blood Diamond’, ‘Amistad’, ‘Gladiator’ etc.
Atlas’s daughter, Hespera, will be portrayed by the Academy Award-winning British actress Helen Mirren in the next movie.
Her acclaimed film credits include ‘The Madness of King George’, ‘Gosford Park’, ‘The Queen’, ‘The Last Station’, ‘Cal’, ‘Hitchcock’, ‘Gosford Park’, ‘Calendar Girls’, ‘The Hundred-Foot Journey’, ‘Trumbo’, ‘The Leisure Seeker’ etc.