Wrestler-turned-actor Dwayne Johnson is in talks regarding his social media posts. The actor recently shared a video of meeting a young fanboy, and fans loved and appreciated the actor for it. But that’s not the case for everything he shares on his Instagram. Dwayne Johnson uses his social networks to promote his next film, The Black Adam.
He posted several videos and images sharing his excitement for the film with his fans. He even challenged other DCEU characters to be wary of The Black Adam.
Dwayne Johnson recently shared another video on his Instagram in the same segment. Written in the caption, “In 8 weeks. The hierarchy of the DC Universe has changed. The caption further read, “Rage. Your magic is weak.
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Fan reaction to Dwayne Johnson’s Instagram post
Fans, however, didn’t take Dwayne Johnson’s post as some sort of promotional tactic and started calling out the actor for hyping the character and the movie.
Many started calling out the actor for making it so big and hyped the movie. A user wrote, “Come on Rock, we all know there are 9 weeks left until Gotham Knights hits various platforms. That’s when the DC Universe really changes.
Many even took to the post on Twitter to express their feelings about it.
Another user said that black adam is just a submarine Shazam and over-typing the character is like giving the Riddler his own spin-off movie.
The comment said, “I’m sorry. I love you Rock. I really do. But you guys oversell this Black Adam thing way too much. He’s a ‘Captain Marvel’ Shazam villain. spin.
How was Black Adam supposed to come into DCEU?
black adam was supposed to make his DC debut in the movie Shazam. But when the rock read the script, he asked the studio to give black adam his own origin story. The studio was okay with that and decided on a different movie for the character.
Many now say the actor didn’t want to be a supporting character Shazamand that’s why he asked the studio to give his character another project.⁸
As for Dwayne Johnson, the story of black adam could not have been warranted, had the character been introduced in Shazam.
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Why is Black Adam called an anti-hero?
Compared to other DC heroes, black adam, who is an anti-hero, believes in justice at all costs. He doesn’t hesitate to take one if he’s wrong, making him an anti-hero. According to its origin, black adam got the powers of Shazam for his good qualities but ended up creating havoc with them.
He kills his nephew and becomes guardian of the Kahndaq by taking the defeat of dictator Asim Muhammad. Kahndaq people start treating him like a god. Overall, Black Adam is a character who does good in the wrong way.
According to the actor, his journey as a slave to God could not have been described in Shazam it would kind of be in its own movie.
Will Black Adam really be the turning point for DC?
With claims that black adam will be the turning point for DC, Dwayne Johnson has made it clear that the films will be different from previous DC films. The film’s director, Jaume Collet-Serra, even said he had developed new technology for the film.
However, fans are still wondering if the new technology would help if the film’s plot story wasn’t complementary.
Now, with all the hype, it would be disappointing if it didn’t live up to expectations. The trailer for the movie has been released and it will hit theaters in October 2022, so we’ll have to wait and see what this movie has in store for fans.
However, DC is already planning future projects with the character. The Black Adam should appear against Shazam in the future and there is also speculation of a Superman vs. Black Adam film.
The Black Adam is set for release on October 21, 2022.