Two months after its release on local theaters, New Line Cinema’s Shazam! Fury of the Gods is premiering today on HBO GO.
Helmed by director David F. Sandberg, the sequel to the 2017 film continues the story of teenage Billy Batson who, upon reciting the magic word “SHAZAM!,” is transformed into his adult super hero alter ego, Shazam.
The film was released to theaters with mixed reviews, with Rotten Tomatoes giving it a 49% Tomatometer score while garnering an 89% audience score. You can check out our review of the film here.
Shazam! Fury of the Gods stars returning cast members Zachary Levi (Thor: Ragnarok) as Shazam, Asher Angel (Andi Mack) as Billy Batson, Jack Dylan Grazer (IT Chapter Two) as Freddy Freeman, Adam Brody (Promising Young Woman) as Super Hero Freddy, Ross Butler (Raya and the Last Dragon) as Super Hero Eugene, Meagan Good (Day Shift) as Super Hero Darla, D.J. Cotrona (G.I. Joe: Retaliation) as Super Hero Pedro, Grace Caroline Currey (Annabelle: Creation) as Mary Bromfield / Super Hero Mary, Faithe Herman (This Is Us) as Darla Dudley, Ian Chen (A Dog’s Journey) as Eugene Choi, Jovan Armand (Second Chances) as Pedro Peña, Marta Milans (White Lines) as Rosa Vasquez, Cooper Andrews (The Walking Dead) as Victor Vasquez, with Djimon Hounsou (A Quiet Place Part II) as Wizard.
Joining the cast are Rachel Zegler (West Side Story), with Lucy Liu (Kung Fu Panda franchise) and Helen Mirren (F9: The Fast Saga).
The film is directed by David F. Sandberg (Shazam!, Annabelle: Creation) and produced by current DC Studios co-CEO Peter Safran (Aquaman, The Suicide Squad).