Shazam - WB/DC Movie Discussion

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    Thank goodness for small favors.
     
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    I never understood the NU52 thought process behind making Billy Batson into a delinquent criminal in the first place. I hated that version. He was a piece of crap character that nobody could root for.
     
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    The thought process was probably that as a homeless orphen, it would make sense for him to be jaded and rude and prone to violence as defence mechanisms. The cheerful orphen trope is probably as dead as disco outside of Little Orphen Annie.

    I mean it was still a shitty character derailment that I hated but I get why they chose that road.
     
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    Eh, I liked the New 52 version. My favorite version is the Golden Age Fawcett era. Then maybe Jeff Smith's gn. Then maybe Ordway's graphic novel (not so much the ongoing series that followed). But since we're never going to have the Golden Age take, allowed to exist in his own separate universe again, I think I might enjoy the New 52 version more than the constant butt of every joke post-Crisis goofball version.

    And for the record, Annie could get pretty dark in her original comic strip. I think the constantly-cheerful image maybe comes more from the 1980s Carol Burnett movie.
     
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    I assumed that it came from the stage plays but I haven't seen a version of the story for like 2 decades.
     
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    Almost Birthday present.
     
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    Agreed. He could be a kid that is rough around the edges without being a criminal in the making. They walked that line pretty well after COIE.
     
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    Well I'm still happy it still has it's date. My mom was a fan of the Shazam show, she be pleased to see this.

    Now Sandberg, please make Shazam like Goku.
     
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    SHAZAM: Mark Strong Describes Doctor Sivana As An "Evil B*stard" And Promises Plenty Of Comedy

    "I'm playing an evil bastard called Doctor Sivana, they are always the best characters to play, the most fun", he recently revealed. "I was Sinestro in Green Lantern, which I though was a rather good film, but it didn't do what they wanted. So I feel like I've got unfinished business in the DC world. I played a pretty evil character in that, and he was meant to get even worse in the second one but that never happened, but I think I'm going to get the chance to do that in Shazam!, I hope so.''

    Dr Sivana confirmed. Mark Strong confirmed. Comedy confirmed.
     
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    How about we make Captain Marvel like Captain Marvel, and leave Goku alone.
     
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    SHAZAM Character Breakdowns Tease More Villains And A Possible BLACK ADAM Cameo Appearance


    THADDEUS BODOG SIVANA – “Evil sorcerer who regenerates from death with world domination on his mind.” Supporting Lead Male#

    BEAUTIA SIVANA – “Sivana’s devoted daughter with a crush on Shazam.” Supporting Lead Female

    MAGNIFICUS SIVANA – “Sivana’s incredibly giant and strong son that has a huge battle with Shazam.” Supporting Lead Male

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    SHAZAM THE WIZARD – “Elderly wizard who is forced to give his powers to a young boy before the boy is ready.” Supporting Lead Male

    MYSTERIOUS MAN – “Shazam’s underling.” Cameo Male


    They're really going Golden Age on this. I hope it works out well.

    My guess is the mysterious man is Tawky Tawny the tiger, in a human form.
     
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    Honestly its the best direction for the tone of world that is Shazam.
     
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