The long gestation Black adam DC movie added two more members to its cast as lead actor Dwayne Johnson confirms filming is set to begin in Georgia next week after spending years in developmental limbo.
According to Deadline, Broadway actor James Cusati-Moyer, currently nominated for a Tony Award after starring in Jeremy O. Harris’ Slave game, has joined the cast in a currently undisclosed role. Other credits from Cusati-Moyer include those from Fox Prodigal son and Hulu’s The path.
Meanwhile, THR reports that Bodhi Sabongui (DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, The Main Event) has been cast in an as yet undisclosed role, albeit once, which is said to be “the key to the Black Adam-DC canon.”
Additionally, Dwayne Johnson himself took to Instagram to show off his latest workout for Black adam – which he has confirmed will officially begin production next week.
While we don’t know any plot details yet, we do know that Cusati-Moyer will be playing alongside Dwayne Johnson in the titular antihero role as well as Aldis Hodge as Hawkman, Noah Centineo as Atom Smasher, Quintessa Swindell. as Cyclone, Sarah Shahi as love interests Adrianna Tomaz, Pierce Brosnan as Dr Fate, and Marwan Kenzari as the main villain.
The shallows and Jungle cruise director Jaume Collet-Serra will direct the project, reuniting it with Johnson, who also starred in Jungle cruise. Johnson will also serve as a producer with Dany Garcia and Hiram Garcia.