Shazam! star Meagan Good shared a new behind-the-scenes photo of herself in costume as Darla Dudley’s adult superhero alter-ego.
During the climactic showdown between Shazam and Dr. Sivana, the titular DC hero shared his power with his foster siblings and the Marvel Family were officially introduced to the DC Extended Universe. With each member of the Marvel Family assembled, they were able to defeat Dr. Sivana.
Now, Meagan Good has shared a new behind-the-scenes photo of herself in costume as the superhero as the adult superhero alter-ego of Darla Dudley. In the caption included with the photo, Meagan Good also commented on the importance of diversity, particularly regarding women of color, in media.
Check out the post below to see the new Shazam! photo from Meagan Good.
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Believe in the promises God puts in your ? ~I’ve always loved female action hero's. Their strength, confidence or vulnerability-but ability to endure against all odds to make something better for someone else. About 7years ago I became obsessed w/ female action & superhero’s. I was determined to be one. Partially because I loved the toughness displayed but ultimately because I didn’t see enough representation, let alone women in this genre at all. Certainly not enough women of color activating in this space. Not enough examples for “all” little girls to look up, see themselves & feel like they can conquer the world -that sky is not even the limit. I was believing for the opportunity to expand that representation. One day my husband said to me “what are you doing to meet God halfway?”.. this stumped me for a minute ..I had been believing for 4 years.. getting opportunities here & there & fully expected it to happen ..but I was also afraid of it. Sometimes we are more comfortable “believing for" then actually receiving. I realized I was going to have to do more.. I was going to have to courageously & unapologetically believe “I’m worthy" & meet God halfway for the thing I was believing Him for. I was going to have to walk out “faith without works is dead”. At 34 I started my working out w/ my trainer Mike T, 5-6 times a week. I started learning Taekwondo & Capoeira. A year and a half later? .. this happen.. I cried & screamed out to God in the middle of a strip mall when I got the news. I know it’s God & God only. I did the work but He brought the opportunity & for a girl who’s heard “not you” more often than not, I know “He” hired me. God knows my ? is to show every little girl that they are worthy of greatness & capable of anything they believe for. Crazy.. I always wanted a figurine ..now I have three. God has blown my mind! He’s still in the miracle business ✨??.. there’s no other way this little girl from Santa Clarita, with all of my journey & story would otherwise get here. Father wherever you take me, I will go with a heart to magnify You over me always. Thank you for using me as an example of answered prayer …Your plan over everything. Don’t give up! ⚡️
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Here is the official synopsis for Shazam!:
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).
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 playing in theaters.
Clay Enos Shares Hi-Res Stills Of ‘Batman v Superman’, ‘Justice League’ & More
Photographer Clay Enos has shared a huge batch of new hi-res stills from DCEU films such as Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Wonder Woman, Justice League, and Suicide Squad which includes several new images of Jared Leto as The Joker.
The hi-res images range from stills to behind the scenes photos featuring directors Zack Snyder and David Ayer working with cast members including Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman and Will Smith as Deadshot. In addition to the new images of Jared Leto's Joker, a new image of Gadot as Wonder Woman in her own standalone film is included among the hi-res stills.
You can check out the images in the gallery below.
Warner Bros. and DC Films have many projects currently being developed including The Batman, The Flash standalone film, Green Lantern Corps, Black Adam, Supergirl, New Gods, and Nightwing.
The DCEU continues this month with Aquaman which is now playing and will be followed by Shazam! on April 5, 2019, Birds of Prey (And The Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) on February 7, 2020, and Wonder Woman 1984 on June 5, 2020. A standalone Joker film set outside of the DC Films universe starring Joaquin Phoenix as the Clown Prince of Crime is also set to hit theaters October 4, 2019.
Directed by James Wan, Aquaman stars Jason Momoa as Arthur Curry, Amber Heard as Mera, Willem Dafoe as Vulko, Patrick Wilson as Orm / Ocean Master, Dolph Lundgren as Nereus, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II as Black Manta, Nicole Kidman as Atlanna, Ludi Lin as Captain Murk, and Temuera Morrison as Tom Curry.
From Warner Bros. Pictures and director, James Wan comes an action-packed adventure that spans the vast, visually breathtaking underwater world of the seven seas, “Aquaman,” starring Jason Momoa in the title role. The film reveals the origin story of half-human, half-Atlantean Arthur Curry and takes him on the journey of his lifetime—one that will not only force him to face who he really is, but to discover if he is worthy of who he was born to be… a king.
Aquaman is now playing. Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood for the latest news on the future of the current DC cinematic universe as we learn it.
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