Zachary Levi will star in ‘Shazam!’ for DC Films

HEROES REBORN -- "11:53 To Odessa" Episode 110 -- Pictured: Zachary Levi as Luke Collins -- (Photo by: Steve Wilkie/NBC)

We have our Shazam!

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Zachary Levi will star in Shazamwhich follows a boy named Billy Batson, who can transform into an adult superhero by uttering the magic word “Shazam!” The name is an acronym of the ancient world gods and historical figures Solomon, Hercules, Atlas, Zeus, Achilles and Mercury, from which the big Batson derives his heroic attributes when in adult form.

Update 10/28/17: Zachary Levi has commented on being cast as Shazam. Check out his Instagram post below.

David F. Sandberg will direct Shazam, and production is scheduled to begin early next year. The movie has been confirmed to be part of the DC Films Universe.

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SOURCE: The Hollywood Reporter