Here's What Armie Hammer Could Look Like As Shazam

The Rock Wants Armie Hammer as Shazam

"He is a lot bigger than I thought he would be" and when I walked away, I remember telling our producer, who I have worked with for a long time, we both looked at each other and was like "Possibly Shazam?' and we went 'Yes". A guy who I'd met, and after I met him I went "Wow!"

We Got This Covered reported who Johnson thinks will be ideal for the role of Shazam in the solo movie.

Ever since he was dubbed "franchise Viagra", Dwayne Johnson has been one of the most in-demand performers in Hollywood.

"I'm gonna throw one name out here and I wanna see how the fans are gonna react ot this".

He doesn't even say the name, but he's clearly referring to Armie Hammer, seen most recently in The Man From U.N.C.L.E. and the indie crime film Free Fire. His pick? Armie Hammer, who played the Lone Ranger in the 2013 movie.

In the previous fan-casts, Hammer has been included as a good choice for Shazam. However, it gets particularly interesting when the wrestler turned actor reveals that he has someone very specific in mind to take on the role of Shazam. He does look like he would fit in with the other heroes in the current DCEU, and you can view the full version and a black and white version in the gallery. While the Last Son of Krypton probably won't start punching an out-of-nowhere Black Adam, that showdown seems to be in the plans for the DC Extended Universe. In the DC Comics canon, Black Adam is an ancient Egyptian originally named Teth-Adam who becomes a supervillain and forges enemies in Captain Marvel, Superman, Green Lantern, Raven, Superwoman, Wondergirl, and, of course, his archenemies, Shazam. I don't know if he's interested, and by the way, the studio doesn't even know that we've been having these conversations. It's not hard to imagine Hammer in the role of Shazam at all.

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