Warner Bros confirms Shazam sequel at 2019 Comic Con in São Paulo; Zachary Levi to reprise the titular role
Shazam! follows troubled 14-year-old orphan Billy Batson (Asher Angel) who is bestowed with the power to transform into a godlike adult superhero.
Jason Momoa, Gal Gadot, Ben Affleck demand Warner Bros to release Zack Snyder's cut of Justice League
Justice League, also featuring Henry Cavill, Ezra Miller and Ray Fisher, released in November 2017.
Shazam! 2 in the works; screenwriter Henry Gayden expected to return for sequel to Zachary Levi-led film
Soon after the massive box office success of Shazam!, the Zachary Levi-starrer will reportedly return for a sequel
Shazam! earns $53 mn over weekend in North America; film may be a game-changer for DC Extended Universe
Scaling back to a $100 million budget and going for the lighter, comic tone, Shazam! steadily built up its word of mouth with stellar reviews
Unlike Wonder Woman, who is aware of her immortality and godly powers since birth, Captain Marvel has been conditioned to control her borderline divine powers.
Aquaman has become DC Extended Universe's highest grossing film at the global box office, surpassing the collection of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.
Director David Sandberg said that while Shazam will avoid using Captain Marvel name, it will have a bit of fun with the character's history
The trailer is filled with more fourth wall breaks and hilarious jibes at characters not just from the Marvel Comics but also its DC brethren.
The rumour report also posits the possibility of Matt Reeves' Batman films being set outside the DC Extended Universe (DC EU).
If estimates hold, Justice League could become the lowest-grossing film in the DC Extended Universe after Man of Steel.