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Zachary Levi confirms Shazam! sequel being written to film next year

June 17th, 2019 by Marc Comments

One of my favourite movies of the year so far with the totally fresh approach to superhero shenanigans that was Shazam! and I’m delighted to be able to report that the sequel is already being planned.

Ahead of hosting the MTV Movie & TV Awards, star Zachary Levi talked about the superhero movie which has put him (rightfully so) into the a-list Hollywood category after years skimming the surface with the Marvel movies and the wonderful Chuck under his belt.

“This awards show is an extension of what ‘Shazam!’ has brought me,” Levi said, “It’s helped me jump into a higher caliber of hosting. I love feeling joy and love bringing joy. With this show, I think that is the best approach.”

He also confirms scriptwriting for the sequel has already begun and expects to start filming either in late spring or early summer next year.

With the news last week that Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson’s Black Adam (Shazam!’s primary arch-nemisis in the comics) movie has a director attached, I can’t help feeling that worlds are about to collide very soon.

Either way, more Levi and more Shazam! could never be a bad thing.

Thoughts, gang?

Source: AP

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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….