Watch First 10 Minutes of Black Adam as Movie Gets Digital Release

Warner Bros. Pictures has released the opening scene from the Dwayne Johnson-led superhero film Black Adam, which currently holds a worldwide gross of over $360 million at the box office. It is now available for streaming on all VOD platforms.

The 10-minute clip teases the titular anti-hero’s origin story, which involves a courageous boy’s desire to free his people from slavery. This leads him to become the champion of the Council of Wizards, which bestow the powers of Shazam to him. The video also introduces Bodhi Sabongui’s Amon Tomaz and Sarah Shahi’s Adrianna Tomaz.

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Black Adam features the introduction of Dwayne Johnson as Teth-Adam or the titular anti-hero, whose background story was first teased during 2019’s Shazam! This marks the character’s live-action debut after only appearing in animated shows and films such as Young Justice.

Joining Johnson is Pierce Brosnan as Doctor Fate, Noah Centineo as Atom Smasher, Quintessa Swindell as Cyclone, and Aldis Hodge as Hawkman. Other cast members include Sarah Shahi, Marwan Kenzari, James Cusati-Moyer, Bodhi Sabongui, Mo Amer, and Uli Latukefu in undisclosed roles.

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Based on the DC Comics character created by Otto Binder and C.C. Beck, the film is directed by Jaume Collet-Serra (The Shallows, Jungle Cruise) from a screenplay written by Rory Haines and Sohrab Noshiryani. Producers are Johnson, Dany Garcia, and Hiram Garcia of Seven Bucks Productions along with FlynnPicturesCo’s Beau Flynn, with Scott Sheldon overseeing the project for FlynnPictureCo.


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