American superhero movie Shazam!, which is based on the DC Comics character of the same name, is back with its sequel titled Shazam! Fury of the Gods.
Directed by David F. Sandberg, the film is the twelfth film in the American media franchise DC Extended Universe (DCEU).
The first part “Shazam!” was released on April 5, 2019, and received a positive response from the audience as well as critics. It became a massive hit and grossed $366 million worldwide.
Right after its release in 2019, the makers of the movie announced that it will be renewed for the second part. As soon as the makers announced it, the excitement among the fans for the new sequel touched the sky.
Shazam 2 Box Office Collection
Directed by David F. Sandburg, Shazam 2 was released on 17 March 2023. In India, it was released in English, Hindi, Telugu, and Tamil.
As per the reports, the film is not doing well in terms of business at the box office. In India, it has earned between 14-15 Cr in its first week which is below par for a Hollywood superhero movie, here.
Shazam 2 Star Cast
- Zachery Levi, who is best known for his character Chuck Bartowski from the American spy drama Chuck, will reprise his role as Shazam, an alter-ego of teenager Billy Batson, who possesses the qualities of Solomon, Hercules, Atlas, Zeus, Achilles and Mercury.
- Asher Angel will also be back in his character named Billy Batson, a teenager who was chosen by the ancient wizard Shazam to be his new champion
- Jack Dylan Grazer as Billy’s physically disabled foster brother Frederick Freeman/Freddy
- Adam Brody as Freddy’s older version
- Djimon Hounsou as Shazam, an ancient wizard who gave his powers to Billy Batson after naming his as champion
- Rachel Zegler
- Helen Mirren as a daughter of Atlas, Hespera
- Lucy Liu as another daughter of Altas named Kalypso
- Faithe Herman as Darla Dudley
- Grace Fulton as Mary Bromfield
- Ian Chen as Eugene Choi
- Meagan Good
- Ross Butler
- Jovan Armand as Pedro Pena
- D.J. Cotrona
- Marta Milans as Rosa
- Cooper Andrews as Victor Vasquez
Shazam 2 Makers
The film is directed by David F. Sandberg and the screenplay is written by Henry Gayden along with Chris Morgan. Gyula Pados is handling the cinematographic work.
It is produced by Peter Safran and Geoff Johns under the banners of New Line Cinema, DC Films, The Safran Company and Mad Ghost Productions.
Shazam 2 Release Date
In March, the makers of the movie revealed the release date of the highly-anticipated sequel of Shazam!. It was scheduled to release a few days prior to Christmas 2022, or on 16th December 2022 in the USA, but was postponed.
It is distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. Earlier, it was scheduled to be released on April 1, 2022, but was delayed to November 4, 2022, and then again to June 2, 2023, finally getting a new date ’17 March 2023′.
Aquaman And The Lost Kingdom which was to release on 17th of March, is slated to release Christmas 2023.
Shazam 2 Trailer
Shazam 2 FAQs
A. Yes, Gal Gadot reprised Wonder Woman in the cameo role in Shazam 2.
A. Shazam is made with a budget of $100-125M, reportedly.
A. Zachary Levi is playing the titular character Shazam in the film.