“This Is Us” Actress Joins “Shazam”?

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.