'Black Adam' trailer unveils Dwayne Johnson as DC's latest antihero
In the first teaser for DC's upcoming blockbuster film, "Black Adam," Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson flies right into the action.
The two-minute trailer, which stars the Hollywood titan and wrestling icon as the titular antihero, who is morally ambiguous and has godlike abilities, was released by DC on Wednesday.
The 5,000-year-old warrior is revived in the current world with superhuman strength and the capacity to fly
Black Adam punches a jet and even holds a rocket as it explodes in the teaser for the DC Extended Universe blockbuster.
In a voiceover, Pierce Brosnan's Dr. Fate establishes the moral dilemma that Black Adam would face in the video
There are two options available to you. You have the option of being the world's destroyer or its saviour.
The teaser reveals Black Adam's origins, showing that he was once a slave who has escaped from the tomb where he has been imprisoned for 5,000 years.
Viewers get a first look at additional characters in the picture, including Aldis Hodge's Hawkman, Noah Centineo's Atom Smasher, and Quintessa Swindell's Cyclone, in addition to Johnson as Black Adam.
Johnson thanked fans for their support on Instagram on Tuesday as he prepared to make his debut as the DC superhero who is the foe of Shazam (Zachary Levi) in the DC Extended Universe.
He went on to say that Black Adam is "He's been blessed by magic with superhuman abilities, but he doesn't toe the line or follow the rules
He's a rebellious, one-of-a-kind superhero who always does the right thing for the people, but in his own unique way
From October 21, Jaume Collet-(Jungle Serra's Cruise) film "Black Adam" will be released in theatres.