The Last DC black adam open to a decent performance at the box office. Even though the film received an impressive audience score, the box office performance was not as expected. But despite such collections, reports suggest that the film’s sequel could go into production sooner than expected. The production of black adam 2 should start in 4 months.
The movie starring Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson changed a lot in the DCU. This movie not only introduced a new, darker take on the usual superheroes we’re used to seeing, but also delighted DC fans with a surprise at the end. The film, as promised, changed the hierarchy of power in the universe and is soon heading for a second feature.
black adam 2 arrive earlier than expected
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The 2022 DCU film marked itself as the first film under the studio’s new ownership. It introduced the long-awaited former WWE Superstar to DC executives. Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson completely nailed the role of Teth Adam and he and Pierce Brosnan who played Doctor Fate received high praise. Now, according to new reports, the film’s sequel is coming much earlier than expected.
It is revealed in an episode of the John Campea show where it is revealed that there have been reports of the Man in Black’s early return to the big screens.
When producer Robert Meyer Burnett said that the sequel to black adam is already in the works, John Campea added that the script has already been completed.
“I like the philosophy they have, ‘Look, we’ve waited 15 years to have Dwayne The Rock Johnson as [Black Adam], let’s take advantage of it. He says in this, ‘We’ll have a script ready soon enough.’ I definitely heard from someone inside their script is done. They have a second scenario.
He further added that the studio is still waiting to see the reaction the first film received until the end, otherwise they could have potentially started production sooner. But finally, as the script is already finished, we can hope that we will soon have the sequel. Also, appearing in other interviews, the film’s producers Hiram Garcia and Beau Flynn have already added that this time they’re going to be very quick with this project.
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How close is Black Adam vs Superman actually?
Currently holding onto a benchmark of $256 million, black adam should make around $475 million worldwide to be greenlit for a sequel ASAP, as John Campea said. To this, producer Robert Meyer Burnett added that the process would rise even a lot higher if the figure rose to five and six hundred.
But interestingly, given the current conditions, even if the movie should earn more, it has to survive a big clash with the MCUs. Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. The MCU film is expected to do very well at the box office due to its positive early reviews chart as well as the film’s emotional weight. Secondly, the movie is also rumored not to be released in China, which is also a very alarming update for the movie.
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Also, the first movie’s mid-credits scene got fans very excited. This points directly to an upcoming Henry Cavill’s Superman vs. The Rock’s Black Adam showdown very soon. And it looks like a lower-than-expected box office collection doesn’t sound like a curb on the movie’s future.
So, although we don’t have a concrete release date yet, updates may be received very very soon. We might also catch a glimpse of the future of the Man in Black in the sequel. Shazam! movie, as it is also based on the same myth as The Rock movie.
black adam is filming in theaters near you while Shazam! Fury of the gods will be released on March 17, 2023
Source: John Campea