‘Voyager’ Guest-Star Johnson Drops ‘Black Adam’ Trailer

One of the most important film stars on the planet, who additionally occurs to be a one-time “Star Trek: Voyager” guest-star, simply dropped the trailer for his extremely anticipated new film. Dwayne Johnson, as soon as higher often known as The Rock, took to social media on June 8, 2022, to tweet the trailer for “Black Adam,” a superhero film that, in line with The Hollywood Reporter, will open in theaters on October 21, 2022.

Johnson wrote in his put up, “As promised, our world premiere @BlackAdamMovie trailer. This ardour venture has grow to be my DNA and the hierarchy of energy within the DC Universe will change.

The world wanted a hero.

It acquired BLACK ADAM⚡️

Rage.

#ManInBlack #JSA @SevenBucksProd @WBPictures @DCComics”

Johnson Voyaged from ‘Trek’ Guest to Superstar

Johnson’s tweet of the “Black Adam” tagline — “The world wanted a hero. It acquired Black Adam” — means that the movie will current the character as an anti-hero. That could be in line with the outline of the character — not the movie, however the character — on the official DC Comics web site. “One of the world’s foremost wielders of magic, Black Adam has been each hero and villain over a life that is spanned hundreds of years,” it reads. “Thousands of years earlier than Billy Batson turned a magically-empowered hero, the wizard Shazam chosen one other champion. Teth-Adam or ‘Mighty Adam’ started as a hero of humanity, however then allowed his energy to deprave his beliefs and needs. Now labeled Black Adam, he was exiled by Shazam, however returned within the modern-day. A frequent enemy to Earth’s heroes, Black Adam believes he’s the proper particular person to guide humanity and any motion he takes is critical for the larger good.”

According to the leisure commerce paper The Hollywood Reporter, Johnson shall be complemented within the movie by former James Bond actor Pierce Brosnan as Doctor Fate, Noah Centineo as Atom Smasher, Aldis Hodge as Hawkman, and Quintessa Swindell as Cyclone. The Internet Movie Database additionally references Sarah Shahi as Adriana Tomaz/Isis, and Joseph Gatt as Squad Leader. According to Memory Alpha, Hodge performed Craft within the “Star Trek: Short Treks” episode, “Calypso,” which debuted on what was then known as CBS All Access on November 8, 2018, whereas the location notes that Gatt is a British actor who performed Science Officer 0718 in “Star Trek Into Darkness” and reprised the position in a collection of “Brilliant Machines” tv industrial for General Electric and in addition for the “Agents of Yesterday” enlargement for the sport “Star Trek Online.”

Though he is an performing famous person now, Johnson was a preferred WWF wrestler when he performed the Pendari Champion in “Tsunkatse,” a “Star Trek: Voyager” episode that aired on February 9, 2000. According to Memory Alpha, his look was a promotional tie-in between the UPN exhibits “Voyager” and “WWF SmackDown!” and he was credited on display as The Rock for his “Voyager” episode. Memory Alpha famous, “During the battle between Seven (Jeri Ryan) and the champion, The Rock used ‘The Rock Bottom,’ his pro-wrestling ending transfer. The Pendari Champion additionally did ‘The People’s Eyebrow,’ a typical Rock gesture.”

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson Made an Early Acting Appearance within the Episode ‘Tsunkatse’

Memory Alpha described the Pendari Champion as follows, “The champion was a Tsunkatse fighter who fought aboard Penk’s starship in 2376. That yr he fought in a blue match in opposition to Seven of Nine in her debut to the sport. Upon viewing Seven, he famous her measurement, describing her as being ‘no greater than a Tarkanian area mouse’ and felt that ‘Penk’s insulting me by placing you within the pit to face me.’ Upon seeing this champion, Neelix, who was watching the bout in particular person, remarked on his obvious energy, ‘he appears like he may choose up a shuttlecraft.’ Throughout the competition, the champion continued to mock and insult Seven, earlier than lastly defeating her, when he noticed that she hesitated.”

“(I’ve) overwhelmed Stone Cold Steve Austin on quite a few events, the Undertaker, Mankind,” The Rock informed Entertainment Tonight throughout an interview on the “Voyager” set in 1999. “The checklist goes on and on and on. “But (Jeri Ryan), she’s most likely one of many hardest, if not, dare I say, the hardest The Rock has ever confronted.” He went on to notice that whereas he wasn’t notably conscious of “Star Trek” earlier than his “Voyager” visitor shot, he understood devoted fan bases.

“The following is super,” Johnson stated. “‘Star Trek’ followers are very, very passionate, similar to the World Wrestling Federation followers. So, I can respect that zeal.”

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