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The Rock to play Shazam or Black Adam

 


AP is reporting Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson will be deciding between two comic book characters in an upcoming DC film. Apparently he will either play Shazam or Black Adam. Shazam is a character who has been introduced since the 1930's to mixed results.

When Billy Baston says the magic word "Shazam!" he turns into Shazam and gains the following powers:

S for the wisdom Solomon
H for the strength of Hecules
A for the stamina of Atlas
Z for the power of Zeus 
A for the courage of Achilles 
M for the speed of Mercury 

When Teth Adam says the magic word "Shazam!" he is transformed into Black Adam and gains the following powers derived from ancient Egyptian gods:

S for the stamina of Shu
H for the swiftness of Heru
A for the strenght of Amon
Z for the wisdom of Zehuti 
A for the power of Aton
M for the courage of Mehen 







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