“This guy is Superman”: Dwayne Johnson Reveals Whether Henry Cavill Will Feature in the Black Adam

Published 09/09/2022, 5:30 PM EDT

The American superhero film Black Adam is raising fans’ expectations with its every poster and trailer. The 11th movie in the DC Extended Universe is a spin-off to 2019 Shazam. Black Adam will narrate how thousands of years before Billy Batson, Shazam gave magical powers to Teth-Adam, popularly called Black Adam. With Adam Sztykiel, Sohrab Noshirvani, and Rory Haines as writers, fans expect Black Adam to have other DC heroes. One of the biggest mysteries revolving around the superhero film is the presence of the British actor Henry Cavill.

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While speaking of DC heroes, one can’t forget Superman, and the fans are going berserk just at the thought of seeing Cavill as Superman in the upcoming film. However, is there any truth to the news of Henry Cavill being in Black Adam? Let us see what the chief man Dwayne Johnson has to say about it.  

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Johnson speaks about Henry Cavill

Johnson refused to give away the suspense of Henry Cavill’s appearance in the film. However, the actor heaped a plethora of praises on Superman. The Black Adam star labeled Henry as the ultimate Superman while also reflecting on his personal equation with The Witcher actor. 

“I will say that Henry is a buddy, and he is a phenomenal Superman. He is a phenomenal Superman and Henry Cavill is the Superman of our generation with respect to the other supermans of the past. Every time I see him, we have some tequila and I say ‘This guy is Superman.'” Johnson told comicbook during a press event. 

A glance at the Black Adam plot

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Set in Kahndaq, the movie revolves around Black Adam, who is coming out of prison after a massive 5000 years. Filled with rage, Teth Adam is all set to seek justice. However, he will face challenges from the Justice Society members, including Hawkman, Dr. Fate, Cyclone, and Atom Smasher.

With Black Adam as the protagonist, it is no surprise that the four Justice Society members will be the anti-hero’s antagonists in the film. 

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Sakshi Jain

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Sakshi Jain is an editor at Netflix Junkie with over three years of journalism experience. An information technology student by profession, Sakshi's love for movies and books inclined her toward a career in writing. Some of her favorite Netflix shows are The Crown, The Witcher, and Money Heist.

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