Set in Philadelphia, we follow young foster kid Billy Baston being placed into a group home run by Victor and Rosa Vazquez, who have fid other foster kids: Mary, Pedro, Eugene, Darla and Freddy. When at school, Billy saves Freddy from two bullies and is chased into the subway where he escapes from them. This leads to Billy being summoned by a dying wizard who chooses him as champion to transfer and carry on his magic if he just holds onto the staff and says his name…Shazam!
David F. Sandberg and original producer Peter Safran will also be returning for the sequel, as well as original writer Henry Gayden. The comic book film earned over $364m worldwide at the box office.
Shazam! stars Asher Angel, Zachary Levi, Jack Dylan Grazer, Mark Strong, Djimon Hounsou, Grace Fulton, Ian Chen, Jovan Armand, Faithe Herman, Meagan Good, Cooper Andrews, Marta Milans, D.J Cotrona, Adam Brody, Michelle Borth and Ross Butler.