In 2019 Captain Marvel hit the big screen under the direction of David F. Sandberg. Shazam! – 88% was well received by critics and fans and many are excited for the sequel, Shazam! Fury of the Gods. At the DC FanDome event, a first preview has been presented where the two villains stand out, played by Helen Mirren and Lucy Liu.
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The sequel will feature the return of Zachary Levi, Asher Angel and Jack Dylan Grazer, among others. Sandberg returned to the director’s chair and is expected to hit theaters on June 2, 2023. The official title of the film was revealed last year in the first edition of DC FanDome, in which we also had first previews of The Batman and Zack Snyder’s Justice League – 82%.
In the video of Shazam! Fury of the Gods Featured at this year’s DC FanDome, we also have a brief look at monsters that will appear and the shoot that promises great action sequences. We are hopeful that this movie will be as good or better than the first one, which managed to captivate audiences.
On Shazam! Fury of the Gods, Helen Mirren plays the goddess Hespera, and Lucy Liu to Kalypso, both in Greek mythology are daughters of the titan Atlas. As everyone will remember, the comics, both Marvel and DC, have been inspired by mythologies from around the world, but the Greek has a greater presence in their stories, as we can remember by Wonder Woman – 92%.
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Everything indicates that today will be a day of celebration for the fans, and as he said Yahya Abdul-Mateen II in the event’s introduction, “DC’s future is brighter than ever.” Things seemed complicated five years ago, when Warner Bros. released Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice – 27% and Suicide Squad – 25% and they divided the public in a very marked way. Everything started to improve when in 2018 he arrived Aquaman – 73%, a film that quickly became the highest grossing film, not only in the DC film universe, but in all the DC Comics adaptations in its history.
The following year the good streak continued, not at the box office, but in the positive reviews it had Shazam!, and a few months later with Joker – 91%, DC was hugely successful at the box office and the film gave a lot to talk about. Yes OK Birds of Prey and the Fantabulous Emancipation of a Harley Quinn – 75% It flopped at the box office, its reception among the critics was far better than that of the first DCEU installments, and that has been enough for Warner Bros. to approve a series of Black Canary on HBO Max.
Superhero movies and series enjoy immense popularity today, and while DC Comics adaptations after The Dark Knight rises – 87% They couldn’t compete with the Marvel Cinematic Universe, they finally found their own voice and no longer need to imitate what the competition does.
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