WHO’S IN IT?
Asher Angel (Jolene), Zachary Levi (Tangled), Mark Strong (Kick-Ass), Jack Dylan Grazer (It), Djimon Hounsou (Guardians of the Galaxy), Grace Fulton (Annabelle: Creation), Ian Chen (film debut), Jovan Armand (Dumbbells), Faithe Herman (Bodied), Cooper Andrews (Den of Thieves), Marta Milans (Love in the Age of Dion), Lotta Losten (Lights Out), Ross Butler (Rules of the Trade), Andi Osho (Lights Out), Natalia Safran (Aquaman)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
David F. Sandberg (Annabelle: Creation), director; Henry Gayden (Earth to Echo), writer; Peter Safran (Aquaman), producer; Benjamin Wallfisch (Blade Runner 2049), composer; Maxime Alexandre (The Nun), cinematographer; Michel Aller (Lights Out), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Billy Batson (Angel) is a 14-year-old foster kid who is chosen by an ancient wizard (Hounsou) to be given the power of turning into an all-powerful superhero (Levi) simply by saying the word “Shazam!” Along with his new foster brother Freddy (Grazer), Billy must discover the limit of his newfound powers if they are to stop a nefarious plot from the evil and equally powerful Dr. Thaddeus Sivana (Strong)…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
After the huge success of Aquaman, the DC Universe is finally starting to have a bit of fun with itself, and with its latest entry it is also finally starting to adopt a seriously funny sense of humour as well.