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Zachary Levi Is DC's Shazam!

Zachary Levi Is DC's Shazam!

DC has found their Shazam!, but they've made a bit of a surprising choice. Zachary Levi, who plays Fandral in the Thor movies over in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, has been cast to take on the lead role in the Shazam movie. Not only is this a much more significant role in terms of comic book movies, but Levi is now going to have the honor of being known as "Earth's mightiest mortal." One who's powerful enough to go toe-to-toe with Superman, which is really saying something.

Shazam is currently in pre-production and is expected to start shooting in February. So casting the lead roles is something we've been expecting to hear official word on. Zachary Levi will play the grownup version of the character. In case you aren't familiar, the story follows a boy named Billy Batson, who can transform into an adult superhero by uttering the magic word "Shazam!

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