In a social media posting, filmmaker David F. Sandberg has revealed that production has officially begun on the upcoming “Shazam” feature film at Warner Bros. Pictures.
Asher Angel (Andi Mack) will star in the film as Billy Batson, with Zachary Levi taking on the titular hero and his alter ego. Mark Strong is the villain Doctor Sivana. Ron Cephas Jones, Jack Dylan Grazer, Grace Fulton, Ian Chen and Jovan Armand co-star as Billy’s friends that live in a group home with him.
Other cast members include Ron Cephas Jones as the Wizard who gives Billy his powers. Filming is taking place in Vancouver.
“Shazam” will debut in theaters on April 5th 2019.