A new Shazam! poster has been revealed through lead actor Zachary Levi’s Instagram, along with the news that a new trailer is coming in the new year. The post reads, “Heyooo! The new poster for @ShazamMovie is herrre! Aaannnd, there’s a new trailer coming in the new year. #SHAZAMMoive – in theaters April 5th. Mark. Them. Calendars. Y’all.”
The poster features Shazam relaxing on an iPhone, chewing bubble gum and has the tag line “Just say the word,” which references his ability to transform from a teenager in a grown man with incredible super powers any time he utters the word “Shazam.”
The film follows Billy Batson, a 14-year-old orphan living in Philadelphia, whose moved from foster home to foster home, and is about to land in his seventh. One day, Billy hops on the subway and shortly thereafter is transported to a magical realm where an ancient wizard grants him the power to transform into a fully grown superhero by uttering the word “Shazam!”
The first teaser trailer for the film was shown at San Diego Comic-Con earlier this year in July. If you’ve yet to see it, don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.
A brand new run of the SHAZAM! comic book was just released yesterday with the team of superstar writer Geoff Johns and artist Dale Eaglesham at the helm. There’s mad scientists, magical tigers and bunnies, and even Santa Claus. You can check out our review of the first issue right here.
Shazam! is scheduled to be released in the United States on April 5, 2019.