Black Adam: James Cusati-Moyer Joins Cast For DC Film At Warner Bros.

Deadline is exclusively reporting that James Cusati-Moyer is the latest name to join the cast for the upcoming DC film Black Adam.

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Black Adam originated in DC Comics as a corrupted, ancient Egyptian predecessor of Captain Marvel/Shazam, who fought his way to modern times to challenge the hero and the Shazam Family. In recent times in the comics however, Black Adam has evolved into a more complex and conflicted antihero, with his origins tied to the fictional Middle Eastern kingdom of Kahndaq.

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The report states that James Cusati-Moyer’s (whose credits include Prodigal Son and The Path) role is currently being kept under wraps. Custati-Moyer is currently nominated for a Tony Award for his performance as Dustin in Jeremy O. Harris’ Slave Play.

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Rory Haines and Sohrab Noshirvani wrote the latest draft of the screenplay, with the previous written by Adam Sztykiel. Jaume Collet-Serra is attached to direct, Dwayne Johnson will be producing alongside Dany Garcia and Hiram Garcia under their Seven Bucks Productions banner, as well as Beau Flynn of FlynnPictureCo. Scott Sheldon of FlynnPictureCo will also serve as executive producer.

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James Cusati-Moyer will join a cast that includes Dwayne Johnson, Noah CentineoAldis HodgeSarah ShahiQuintessa SwindellMarwan Kenzari and Pierce Brosnan.

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Black Adam is scheduled for cinematic release on the 29th July 2022.