Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson finally released a first look at what he would look like as an anti-hero of DC Comics on Black Adam. It looks like the film has been under development forever, but it is set to launch in the summer of 2020 before hitting theaters in December 2021. Now fans have a first look at Johnson in the role through conceptual art design by digital artist BossLogic and DC Comics artist Jim Lee. Johnson shared the image on Instagram, sharing his enthusiasm for the character and the comic book and the movies they spawn.
"Like most kids growing up, I dreamed of being a superhero. To have superpowers, to fight for what is right and to always protect people, ”Johnson wrote in the post. "Everything changed for me when I was 1
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The Man in Black ⚡️ Like most kids growing up, I dreamed of being a superhero. Having superpowers, fighting for what's right and always protecting people. Everything changed for me when I was 10 years old and was first introduced to the greatest superhero of all time – SUPERMAN. As a kid, Superman was the character I always wanted to be. But for a few years in my fantasy, I realized that Superman is the hero, I can never be. I was too rebellious. Too much annoyance. Too resistant to convention and authority. Despite my problems, I was still a good kid with a good heart – I just loved to do things my way. Now, years later, as a man, with the same DNA I had as a child, my dreams of a superhero came true. It is an honor for me to join the iconic #DCUniverse and it is a real pleasure to be, BLACK ADAM. BLACK ADAM is blessed with magic with powers equal to SUPERMAN, but the difference is that he does not step on the mark and does not walk the line. He is a rebellious, kind of superhero who will always do what is right for people, but he does it his own way. Truth and justice – the path of the BLACK ADAM. This role is unlike any other I have ever played in my career and I am grateful to the bone that we will all continue on this journey together. BLACK ADAM 12.21.21 благо Many thanks to my friends @jimlee and @bosslogic for this first time bad ass collaboration.
"Well, you will meet, you will meet a hero who goes through a journey,"  Black Adam maker Hiram Garcia told ComicBook.com in July. "And I think the idea is, look, we know the root of the apparently Black Adam. He was created as a villain. And thanks to the love of the fans and through some great writers and storytellers, he became an antihero. The antihero is a hero who always but we understand that there are many aspects to Black Adam through him. But in the end, this is a man for whom he has as moral a compass as he can. And in the end, he is a man. who has always been driven by his family and what happens to them, and he never does it's against unleashing hell when you cross it. So I think when you add those elements of that DNA, these are things we're very aware of. "
Johnson added that fans should expect a lot of arc from the character. "Black Adam, how he starts, he starts out as a villain," Johnson told ComicBook.com. "Then he becomes an anti-hero. And then he can become a hero or we can't."
What do you think of Johnson as Black Adam? Share your thoughts in the comments section or send them my way on Instagram and Twitter ! Black Adam hits theaters on December 21, 2021.