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

IT Jack Dylan Grazer Shazam

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.

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