One of the largest film stars on the earth, 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 generally 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 submit, “As promised, our world premiere @BlackAdamMovie trailer. This ardour challenge has change into my DNA and the hierarchy of energy within the DC Universe will change.
The world wanted a hero.
It obtained BLACK ADAM⚡️
#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 obtained Black Adam” — means that the movie will current the character as an anti-hero. That can be in line with the outline of the character — not the movie, however the character — on the official DC Comics website. “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 grew to become 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 suitable individual to steer humanity and any motion he takes is critical for the better good.”
According to the leisure commerce paper The Hollywood Reporter, Johnson will probably 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 referred to as CBS All Access on November 8, 2018, whereas the positioning notes that Gatt is a British actor who performed Science Officer 0718 in “Star Trek Into Darkness” and reprised the function in a collection of “Brilliant Machines” tv industrial for General Electric and likewise for the “Agents of Yesterday” enlargement for the sport “Star Trek Online.”
Though he is an performing celebrity now, Johnson was a well-liked 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 reveals “Voyager” and “WWF SmackDown!” and he was credited on display screen as The Rock for his “Voyager” episode. Memory Alpha famous, “During the combat 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 12 months he fought in a blue match towards Seven of Nine in her debut to the sport. Upon viewing Seven, he famous her measurement, describing her as being ‘no larger than a Tarkanian discipline 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 individual, remarked on his obvious power, ‘he seems 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) crushed Stone Cold Steve Austin on quite a few events, the Undertaker, Mankind,” The Rock instructed Entertainment Tonight throughout an interview on the “Voyager” set in 1999. “The listing 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 significantly conscious of “Star Trek” earlier than his “Voyager” visitor shot, he understood devoted fan bases.
“The following is super,” Johnson mentioned. “‘Star Trek’ followers are very, very passionate, similar to the World Wrestling Federation followers. So, I can admire that zeal.”