The movie Black Adam marks Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson’s first foray into the superhero genre (if you don’t count the voiceover in the DC League of Super-Pets in July).
A resounding success on the WWE arena, now, Dwayne Johnson – also known by the audience’s name as The Rock has built an extremely solid film career. He participated in many titles, mainly comedy – action, from roaming on the racing tracks in Fast & Furious, to jungle adventure in Jumanji, then movies about apocalyptic disaster or even monster hunting. . However, Black Adam was the first time he touched the superhero genre.
Previously, the audience was already familiar with the image of a strong but friendly and humorous The Rock through previous works. Therefore, when hearing that he would transform into a “superhero villain” with a tragic past and a “dark” image, many viewers doubted whether The Rock could portray a powerful Black Adam . Is it as powerful and impressive as in comic books?
However, after watching the movie, many viewers shared that The Rock is definitely the most perfect choice for Black Adam on the big screen. The Rock’s muscular, muscular body makes Black Adam like “tearing the story out”, while the cold but still humorous, satirical in the right place.
This makes this anti-hero character more relatable, “likeable”, and guaranteed not to be ridiculous and ridiculous.
In addition, Black Adam is also the next work of the DC Extended Universe, with popular entertainment superhero titles such as Man of Steel, Suicide Squad, Shazam! or Aquaman. The film is considered a “powerful prelude to the DCEU universe”, when it brings superhero characters unfamiliar to the general audience to the big screen in the most friendly and understandable way.
Thanks to that, the audience has the opportunity to delve into a part of the history of the DC universe, meeting Shazam the Witch and 6 ancient Egyptian gods possessing extraordinary powers. As the movie that introduces Black Adam and the members of the superhero squad Justice Society, the film helps the audience understand easily about the character’s background and past, and together with them solve a task. difficult case that could change the fate of Kahndaq.
In addition, the action part, one of the biggest strengths of Black Adam , received a rain of praise from both the audience as well as the media. The movie Black Adam, starring The Rock, will premiere on October 21.