"Shazam!" Casts "IT" Movie's Jack Dylan Grazer

Jack Dylan Grazer who starred in the horror film IT has joined the Shazam! movie

Deadline reports It star Jack Dylan Grazer has joined the film as Freddy, "Batson's best friend and the only person who knows the truth about Shazam". Freddy is Billy Batson's best friend and the only person who knows the truth about Shazam.

The young actor joins the cast which now features Zachary Levi as the titular superhero, Asher Angel as Billy Batson, Grace Fulton, and Mark Strong as Doctor Sivana.

In the comics, Freddy is severely injured due to a fight between Shazam and Captain Nazi, causing Billy to transfer some of his powers to the young boy. The film centers on a boy named Billy Batson who transforms into the adult superhero Captain Marvel by uttering the magic words "Shazam!".

Creation filmmaker David F. Sandberg is directing from a script by Darren Lemke (Jack the Giant Slayer) and Henry Gayden (Earth to Echo). Production on the project is expected to kick off in February of next year. Zachary Levi stars as the hero Captain Marvel, while Mark Strong is playing the villain, Captain Marvel's longtime arch-nemesis Doctor Sivana. He recently confirmed that the target release date for the film is April 2019.

Related News:

  • U.S.  flies supersonic heavy bomber over Korean Peninsula

    U.S. flies supersonic heavy bomber over Korean Peninsula

    They are taking place as a top United Nations official and former USA diplomat begins a high-level visit to North Korea. But at the same time, there is absolutely no reason to be alarmed", the Global Times said.
    Tosun hoping Besiktas get Bayern Munich in Champions League

    Tosun hoping Besiktas get Bayern Munich in Champions League

    It was a busy night of European football as a host of teams played their final Champions League group stage fixture. The Round of 16 draw will take place on Monday 11 December at 9pm AEST at Uefa's headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland.
    First responder to Pulse nightclub massacre could face pension cut

    First responder to Pulse nightclub massacre could face pension cut

    At the Eatonville Town Council's meeting on Tuesday, the council moved to remove him from the force completely. Delgado says he doesn't understand the department's decision to terminate him without his full benefits.
  • Buyer of $450M da Vinci painting has art world abuzz

    Buyer of $450M da Vinci painting has art world abuzz

    Salvator Mundi has a controversial history , with at least one expert doubting that it is the work of Renaissance master da Vinci. Bader has spent large sums on several ritzy commodities in recent years, including half a billion dollars on a 440-foot yacht.
    Wind warning for Donegal issued

    Wind warning for Donegal issued

    Meanwhile, another yellow warning was issued for Donegal , Galway , Leitrim , Mayo , Sligo , Clare and Kerry on Tuesday afternoon. According to the Met Office warning, "icy surfaces are also likely to be an additional hazard, especially overnight" on Friday.
    In banning Russia, IOC does the right thing, for once

    In banning Russia, IOC does the right thing, for once

    Bach said on Tuesday, however, that the situation was different now. "One should not be carried away by emotions". It would be premature, he said, to draw conclusions before officials have spoken to the IOC.
  • Delhi govt to follow court orders on odd-even exemptions

    Delhi govt to follow court orders on odd-even exemptions

    A Bench headed by NGT chairperson Swatanter Kumar said that the expenses will be borne by the authorities in a 70:30 ratio. Chaning its stand on the odd-even policy, the government in its action plan does not mention any exemption for women.
    Former Oilers QB charged with drugging woman, assaulting her

    Former Oilers QB charged with drugging woman, assaulting her

    Moon, 61, had a prolific career as a football player, spending six years in the CFL before a 17-year stint in the NFL. According to Haskell, she was required to share a room and sleep in the same bed as Moon on all business trips.
    Spurs' Kawhi Leonard fails to give return date for his injury

    Spurs' Kawhi Leonard fails to give return date for his injury

    The Spurs had announced earlier in the day Anderson would miss Monday night's game against the Detroit Pistons at the AT&T Center. Leonard did not play during the preseason and has missed the team's first 24 games with right quadriceps tendinopathy.
  • Son of ex-Rep. Conyers not prosecuted in domestic abuse case

    Son of ex-Rep. Conyers not prosecuted in domestic abuse case

    On Tuesday the elder Conyers officially resigned from Congress after being dogged by complaints of sexual misconduct. Conyers III's girlfriend said he attacked her after he searched her computer, and believed she was cheating.
    Arshi wants to be captain

    Arshi wants to be captain

    While we have seen physical assaults in previous seasons, we have never witnessed sexual assault on any woman. Priyank and Luv will also have a fight after Priyank says that that he and Luv are no longer friends.
    Stokes fails to fire again for Canterbury

    Stokes fails to fire again for Canterbury

    It remains to be seen if Stokes and Hales are allowed to participate in what could be a gruelling series for the visitors. Whether it's any more of a circus than it's already been, it's hard to say. "I can't see any changes there personally".


Most liked

Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) CMF Pushes Into Positive Territory
The sales growth rate for a stock is a measure of how the stock's sales per share (SPS) has grown over a specific period of time. The pharmacy operator reported $1.31 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.21 by $0.10.

Newborn dies 7 days after mistakenly declared dead by Delhi hospital
While we understand that survival in extreme preterm births is rare, it is always painful for the parents and family. November 30, Ashish Kumar's wife gave birth to premature twins (boy and girl) at Max hospital in Shalimar Bagh.

Indian drone "invaded" our airspace, then crashed: Chinese media
According to Zakharova, the Russian and Chinese foreign ministers will also have a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the event.

Amazon.com (AMZN) Earns News Impact Rating of 0.11
Douglass Winthrop Advisors Llc decreased Merck & Co Inc (NYSE:MRK) stake by 22,020 shares to 313,220 valued at $20.07M in 2017Q2. It improved, as 50 investors sold CRM shares while 226 reduced holdings. 58 funds opened positions while 121 raised stakes.

Stipe Miocic vs. Francis Ngannou Set For UFC 220 on January 20
The only time both undisputed titles were on the line on the same night was at UFC 44 in September 2003. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the UFC had yet to make its plans public.

Credit Union Says Trump Has Sown Chaos at CFPB
A CFPB official told Business Insider last week that senior leadership "unanimously" complied with Trump's pick. Cordray had picked his deputy, Leandra English, as the interim director while President Trump had chosen Mr.

DNR: 17 Montcalm Co. Deer Suspected or Confirmed to Have CWD
The DNR says anyone who harvests deer in Montcalm County should have their deer tested by bringing them to a deer check station. Opened and staffed additional deer check stations to better accommodate hunters within Core CWD Areas.

Trending Stocks in Review: AT&T, Inc. (T), Alibaba Group Holding Limited (BABA)
Sandler Capital Management decreased Spdr Series Trust (XBI) stake by 111,200 shares to 48,800 valued at $3.77 million in 2017Q2. The stock witnessed -7.78% declines, 0.49% gains and 34.48% gains for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively.

Jeffrey Tambor Says He Hasn't Actually Quit 'Transparent' After All
She claimed that the actor cornered her and thrust himself "back and forth against my body" before she pushed him off. Lysette said she hoped the show would evolve to focus on transgender experiences beyond those of Mr.

The Rock To Receive Star On The Hollywood Walk Of Fame
Johnson responded by tweeting a heartfelt and grateful message, and then he (jokingly?) added that he'd be providing tequila. This past year he starred in Bay Watch , The Fate of the Furious , and Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle alongside Kevin Hart .

Big Update On Ronda Rousey's WWE Future
She was subdued and mostly absent from promotion leading up to the Nunes fight and has largely shunned the spotlight since. The level of intrigue with Rousey has actually increased since she started losing.

Twins get players from Mariners, Angels for global bonus money
A delegation from the Mariners met with Ohtani on Tuesday in Los Angeles at the offices of Creative Artists Agency. The Angels , who last week picked up $1.21 million in a trade with the Braves , are up to $2.315 million.

PUBG's desert map is called Miramar, full details revealed
The crates will be up for grabs for whoever gets to them first, and they'll be filled with all sorts of goodies. Microsoft has announced that the first of three exclusive DLC packs for the game is about to go on sale.

Skilled Nursing Spending Growth Slowed in 2016
Spending on retail prescription drugs grew 1.3 percent in 2016 compared with 12.4 percent in 2014 and 8.9 percent in 2015. Still, health spending continues to outpace overall spending on goods and services, which increased 2.8 percent in 2016.

M'Lanie Hunter Dance to perform Nutcracker Ballet Dec. 8 and 9
Notable dancers: Community members Rick Wallace and Bruce Givan have performed as Drosselmeyer and the Mouse King for 20 years. Mills said the biggest difference so far came four years ago, when they got new sets and costumes for the entire performance.