’13 Reasons Why’ Star Ross Butler Shares Image Of His ‘Shazam!’ Character

Ross Butler 13 Reasons Why Shazam13 Reasons Why star Ross Butler shared an image today thanking fans for making Shazam! a big success.

Ross Butler became a star after starring in the popular Netflix series 13 Reasons Why and the actor recently got the opportunity to join the big screen world of DC Comics as part of the Shazam family. As fans who have seen Shazam! already know, Butler made an appearance towards the film’s climax as the superhero version of Eugene Choi. In the movie, the actor embraces Eugene Choi’s personality as a superhero and uses his video game knowledge for a couple of amazing lines as a member of the Shazam family. Now, Ross Butler has shared one of these moments and with a message for fans, thanking them for the success of the Shazam! movie. Have a look below.

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HADOUKEN! Thank you everyone for all the love the past couple of weeks and keeping us at number 1! I can finally express how amazing it has been to be a part of #Shazam and to be (one of?) the first on-screen male Asian superhero in film. Not a martial artist, not a swordsman, but a full fledged, traditional, non stereotypical superhero. When I was younger and pretended to be superheroes with my friends on the playground, I didn't have an Asian superhero to pretend to be. I didn't want to be a karate master. I wanted to have claws come out of my hands or shoot lasers out of my eyes. So for all my Asian American little brothers and sisters out there, keep dreaming anything you want to dream, and I'll keep shooting lightning out of my hands ⚡⚡

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Quoting the famous move from the Street Fighter video game series, Ross Butler appears to be incredibly thankful to fans of the movie. Butler’s heartfelt message about Asian superheroes is one that all fans can appreciate. The movie introduced the world to a few new superheroes, but as Ross Buttler notes in his post, this is one of the first Asian superheroes. Shazam! has been doing well at the box office since its release and fans and critics have agreed the film is a big hit.

What do you think of Ross Butler’s message? Did you enjoy his performance in Shazam!? Share your thoughts below!

Directed by David F. Sandberg, Shazam! stars Zachary Levi, Asher Angel, Mark Strong, Jack Dylan Grazer, Grace Fulton, Faithe Herman, Ian Chen, Jovan Armand, Cooper Andrews, Marta Milans, and Djimon Hounsou.

We all have a superhero inside us, it just takes a bit of magic to bring it out. In Billy Batson’s (Angel) case, by shouting out one word—SHAZAM!—this streetwise 14-year-old foster kid can turn into the adult Super Hero Shazam (Levi), courtesy of an ancient wizard. Still a kid at heart—inside a ripped, godlike body—Shazam revels in this adult version of himself by doing what any teen would do with superpowers: have fun with them! Can he fly? Does he have X-ray vision? Can he shoot lightning out of his hands? Can he skip his social studies test? Shazam sets out to test the limits of his abilities with the joyful recklessness of a child. But he’ll need to master these powers quickly in order to fight the deadly forces of evil controlled by Dr. Thaddeus Sivana (Strong).

Shazam! is playing in theaters today!

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Top Actors To Replace Ben Affleck In Matt Reeves’ ‘The Batman’

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Batman Ben Affleck Matt ReevesBen Affleck is officially out as Batman and it's a pretty sad day.

Words cannot describe how sad I am to see Ben Affleck announce that he's no longer Batman. His Batman is why I do what I do. In Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, I fell in love with his comic book-accurate interpretation of the Caped Crusader. It was a breath of fresh air and it felt like we finally had the one true Batman.

Three years have quickly sped by and we're officially going to receive a new Batman for his next movie. Last night, Ben Affleck announced that he will not return as the Dark Knight in Matt Reeves' The Batman and now everyone's attention has moved towards wanting to know who the next Bruce Wayne will be. Matt Reeves is said to want an actor that's around 20 years younger than Affleck while Warner Bros. wants someone older. My guess is that Reeves wants a fresh start while the studio wants an older actor for crossover potential.

In this list, I will discuss the actors I think can replace Ben Affleck as Batman using the parameters that Matt Reeves and Warner Bros. want. Hit Next to see our picks to play the Batman.

Michael Fassbender

Michael Fassbender X-Men

Michael Fassbender is an X-Men alum and no stranger to comic book franchises. The actor has shown multiple levels of range and could definitely handle the Batman/Bruce Wayne personality. If they go with the older range for the next Dark Knight, then Fassbender is probably one of the best choices to take over the role.

Ben Barnes

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Ben Barnes is out of a job after The Punisher season 2 and he's one of the best actors in that series. The second season tied up Barnes' arc on The Punisher and the actor has already told us that that he'd love to play the Caped Crusader. Barnes definitely has the pretty boy look going on for him and I wonder what his take on Bruce Wayne could be.

Ryan Gosling

Ryan Gosling Blade Runner 2049

I've said this before and I'll say it again: Ryan Gosling needs to star in a superhero movie. I've always thought Gosling would make a great Batman. Every role that he's done has shown us his capability and he could crush it as Bruce Wayne.

Jon Hamm

Jon Hamm Mad Men

Jon Hamm is my top choice for an older Batman. If Warner Bros. wants to cast an older actor for crossover potential, Jon Hamm is the studio's best bet. He has a similar look to Ben Affleck, and c'mon, the guy's look just screams Bruce Wayne.

Armie Hammer

Armie Hammer The Man from U.N.C.L.E.

Armie Hammer is 32 years old and was cast as the Caped Crusader in George Miller's Justice League: Mortal. That film will never see the light of day, but that doesn’t mean that Hammer doesn't deserve a second shot at being the Batman. He's charming, broody and will probably give his all for this role. Armie Hammer is a great option because he's young enough for Matt Reeves and Warner Bros. could work in a way for him to crossover with the rest of the DC Extended Universe.

Richard Madden

Richard Madden Bodyguard

Game of Thrones alum Richard Madden is my top choice to replace Ben Affleck as Batman. The actor is young, has the look and definitely has the acting chops to play the duality of Batman and Bruce Wayne. Madden just won the Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Television series for the BBC drama Bodyguard, so Warner Bros. may want to quickly snatch him up.

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