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The Rock further teases meetings with DC/Warners as Ben Affleck talks a more ‘fun’ tone coming to DC movies

January 16th, 2017 by Marc Comments


We reported a few days ago that Warners and DC are moving ahead with the Shazam movie and now Dwyane Johnston, who will star as the villainous Black Adam, has added to the conversation.

The actor has been tweeting about how fun his meeting was at Warners and how the DC Cinematic Universe is set to turn to brighter times after the darkness of Batman V Superman is out of the way:

Soon after, Geoff Johns himself replied:

On top of this, Ben Affleck, Batman/Bruce Wayne in the new movie universe had this to say about the change in tone that we will see starting to kick off with Justice League this November: “Justice League, you probably saw the teaser that came out of Comic-Con; I thought it is nicely emblematic of the kind of minor tone shift and segue in storytelling. It’s a little bit lighter, the characters are a little bit more comfortable in themselves, so they can express a wider array of emotions. And there are just more people in it, so it’s more fun. It’s all of these different characters bumping up against each other and the team dynamic offers a lot of dramatic possibility.”

Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….