Black Adam Has Rumored to Have Undergone Reshoots for It’s Post-Credit Scenes to Bring Back Henry Cavill’s Superman Under WB CEO David Zaslav’s Guidance

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Since the cancellation of the Snyderverse which was started by Henry Cavill’s Superman, Warner Bros. has been in crisis mode for a long time. They have green-lit movies with their own universes such as Joker and The Batman, while also slowly rebooting the DCEU.

Henry Cavill
Henry Cavill portrayed Superman in 4 DC films, including the 2 versions of Justice League.

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Amongst all the films, Black Adam’s universe still remains ambiguous, Snyderverse or any other one. Starring Dwayne Johnson as Black Adam, the movie follows the return of the titular character after 5000 years, as he meets the superheroes of the new age.

Dwayne Johnson’s love for Superman

Not just any Superman, The Rock specifically likes Henry Cavill’s version of Superman. Expressing interest in seeing the actor reprise his role and face off against his own character. Commenting on the actor’s performance as Superman, the actor stated to


“He is a phenomenal Superman and Henry Cavill is the Superman of our generation with respect to the other Supermans of the past. Every time I see him, we have some tequila and I say ‘This guy is Superman.'”

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Black Adam
Black Adam and Superman are famous rivals in the comics, as magic is a weakness of Superman.

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After witnessing the incessant campaigning from fans to see Henry Cavill return as Superman, Dwayne Johnson even replied to a tweet speculating on the possibility of seeing Black Adam and Superman face off each other, stating that he’s listening to the fans and what they want.


Black Adam reshoots revive hopes for Superman

With a blockbuster movie so close to release, reshoots are the norm and Black Adam seems to be stuck in them too. With Warner Bros. Discovery CEO David Zaslav reportedly ‘resetting’ the universe, these reshoots could be of more importance than we expect.

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Dwayne Johnson
Dwayne Johnson chose to play Black Adam after a fan poll.

The movie is going through reshoots to include a new post-credits scene that will introduce a new element to Johnson’s place in the DC Universe.” With Superman being a longtime rival of Black Adam in the comics and being the top dog of the DCEU for some time, could be the “new element”.

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Fans believe this could be the opportunity to see Henry Cavill return, as the director of Black Adam already indicated that Black Adam never learns who is Superman by the time the movie ends, the post-credits can act as a loophole to his statement.

Black Adam is slated to release on October 21 of 2022.


Source: The Hollywood Reporter


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Nikhil Makwana is a writer for FandomWire, with interests in DC comics, anime, indie films, independent films, and Nicolas Cage. He’s pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in BBA,LLB from IFIM Law School. When he’s not writing, he reads books such as the classic Dune series and existential essays from Albert Camus and Jean-Paul Sartre.