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Shazam! Gets It Star Jack Dylan Grazer as Freddy Freeman

Shazam! Gets It Star Jack Dylan Grazer as Freddy Freeman

New Line Cinema has added another important member to its Shazam! cast, with It breakout star Jack Dylan Grazer signing on to star. The young actor has been cast as Freddy Freeman, the best friend of Billy Batson, and the only other person that knows the truth, that Billy can turn into a superhero by saying Shazam! out loud. With an early 2018 shoot being planned, it seems likely we'll be hearing about plenty more new additions to the cast.

This casting could prove to be interesting down the line, since, in the DC Comics, Freddy Freeman would eventually become Captain Marvel Jr., so it will be interesting to see how that plays out. The character was created by Ed Herron and Mac Raboy, and first appeared in Whiz Comics #25 in December 1941. The character was introduced in the comics when Freddy and his grandfather find an unconscious Captain Nazi, who was

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