Young “This Is Is” actress Faithe Herman has reportedly been cast in the upcoming “Shazam!” film at Warner Bros. Pictures.
Comicbook.com, which broke the story, believes she will play a friend of young Billy Batson (Asher Angel) at a group home – possibly Darla Dudley from the comics. Darla receives powers to help Billy’s hero persona Shazam (Zachary Levi) take on evil.
If accurate, Herman joins five other young actors: Asher Angel as Billy Batson; Jack Grazer as Freddy Freeman; Ian Chen as Eugene Choi; Jovan Armand as Pedro Pena; and Grace Fulton who is possibly playing Mary Marvel.
“Shazam!” films early next year for a 2019 release.