‘Shazam!’ Director Replaces Henry Cavill’s Superman With Batman In Hilarious Photo

David F. Sandberg removes Henry Cavill’s Superman cameo from the ending of Shazam! and replaces him with Batman in an awesome new image.

By the end of the Shazam! movieBilly Batson learned to appreciate his best friend Freddy and got Superman to show up at their school as a surprise — but what if it had been another superhero that appeared instead of Henry Cavill’s Superman? Shazam! director David F. Sandberg reimagined the ending to his own film where Batman makes an appearance instead of Superman. Even though it’s not the Batman in the current DCEU that shows up, it makes the new photo even funnier.

Aside from all the discussion around Henry Cavill not actually appearing in Shazam!, the cameo itself was genuinely quite funny. But the director’s new take on the scene adds in the Adam West’s Batman instead of Superman. Of course Freddy is still in complete awe of a superhero coming to see him. Just imagine the sheer brilliance of Adam West’s Batman riffing with Jack Dylan Grazer’s enthusiastic fanboy in the Shazam movie. Take a look at the reimagined scene with the Batman cameo instead of Superman in Shazam! below.

What do you think of the Shazam! director’s joke? Would you have liked to see Batman over Henry Cavill as Superman? Drop down to the comments section below and share your thoughts!
Henry Cavill’s future as Superman has been in doubt for months now amid reports on contentious contract negotiations and Warner Bros. and DC’s plans to focus their efforts on introducing Supergirl to the DC Extended Universe. The actor’s planned Superman cameo in Shazam! was cut after negotiations to reprise his role fell through, though Henry Cavill has expressed his interest in returning to the role if asked.On the other hand, Zachary Levi is set to reprise his role for a Shazam! sequel written by Henry Gayden, with David F. Sandberg expected to return to the director’s chair.

 

Here’s the official synopsis for Zachary Levi’s Shazam! movie:

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 (Zachary 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).

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.

Shazam! is now available on Digital HD, 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, and DVD. Stay tuned for the latest news regarding Zachary Levi’s Shazam! sequel and Henry Cavill’s Superman.

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New ‘Titans’ Photos Show Off Aqualad And The Original Team

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Titans Aqualad 01DC Universe has released eight brand new images from the upcoming fourth episode of the second season of Titans entitled, "Aqualad".

"Aqualad" will explore the dynamic among Dick Grayson/Robin (Brenton Thwaites), Donna Troy/Wonder Girl (Conor Leslie), Hank Hall/Hawk (Alan Ritchson), Dawn Granger/Dove (Minka Kelly) and Garth/Aqualad (Drew Van Acker) and how four years prior, their tight-knit family dynamic developed only to have their personal feelings bleed more into their work only to be exacerbated by the arrival of a new villain.

These new images give fans a new look at Drew Van Acker as Aqualad as well as a couple of new looks at the original team united together for action. In particular, we get our best look at how the Aqualad suit translates onscreen in live-action form.

You can check out the rest of the gallery for "Aqualad" by clicking "Next".

Here is the official synopsis for season two:

In Season 2, following the aftermath of their encounter with Trigon, Dick reforms the Titans. Under his supervision in their new home at Titans Tower, Rachel, Gar and Jason Todd train together to hone their hero abilities and work together as a team. They are joined by Hank Hall and Dawn Granger aka Hawk and Dove and Donna Troy aka Wonder Girl. Although these original Titans attempt to transition into a regular life, when old enemies resurface everyone must come together to take care of unfinished business. And as this family of old and new Titans – including Conner Kent and Rose Wilson – learn to co-exist, the arrival of Deathstroke brings to light the sins of the old Titans which threaten to tear this new Titans family apart once more.

The series stars Brenton Thwaites as Robin/Nightwing, Anna Diop as Starfire, Teagan Croft as Raven, and Ryan Potter as Beast Boy. Newcomers for its sophomore outing include Joshua Orpin and Esai Morales playing Superboy and Deathstroke, respectively, while Chella Man and Chelsea Zhang have also joined the cast as Deathstroke’s children Jericho and Ravager. Natalie Gumede has signed on to play Mercy Graves and Game of Thrones star Iain Glen is on board as Bruce Wayne.

Titans season two is now airing on DC Universe.

Source: DC Universe

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Eammon Jacobs

Eammon Jacobs

English writer with a preference for all things Film, TV and Comic Book related.