Despite being extremely passionate about Black Adam and his future in the DC universe, it seems that Dwayne Johnson is no longer interested in the world of superheroes. Following the colossal failure of Black Adam at the global box office and the change in DC’s leadership, it seems that The Rock has finally come to terms with the failure of his passion project.
While speaking about his thoughts regarding the movie’s failure during the Red Carpets of the Oscars, the Black Adam actor shared his perspective on his future in the realm of Superheroes.
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Dwayne Johnson is not interested in doing any more Superhero movies
In his interview with Variety, Dwayne Johnson broke his silence over the failure of one of his most passionate projects, Black Adam, and it appears that the actor is ready to leave it all behind. He expressed that they put all of their efforts to deliver the best movie for the fans and following its failure, he isn’t looking forward to starring in any superhero movie anytime soon.
The Rock was adamant about crafting the DC universe that would have revolved around his Black Adam and ultimately witness him taking on Henry Cavill’s Superman in the future. It’s understandable why the actor is exhausted with the drama surrounding the failure of Black Adam and is done with the Superhero genre for now.
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Dwayne Johnson can still return to the DCU
Even though Dwayne Johnson has expressed that he is done with the superhero genre for now, he didn’t brush off the possibility of him returning to the DCU in the future. Considering that the Black Adam star has previously shared his support for James Gunn’s new vision for the DCU, it seems that the actor is still open to the idea of returning to the role of Black Adam.
Although The Rock’s vision for the DC universe was eventually sidelined after the change in DC’s leadership, the actor has previously clarified that he doesn’t hold any grudges against the new management. Even though the actor isn’t currently in the mindset to do any superhero movies, considering that the DCU is still in its initial stages, we might get to witness Johnson’s return in the future of DCU.
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With The Flash inching toward its release, the movie will finally end rebooting the DC universe and provide a clean slate for James Gunn and Peter Safran to implement their roadmap for DCU. And fans will hope that Johnson will eventually return to the role of Black Adam after the completion of DCU’s initial chapters.
Black Adam is available to stream on HBO Max.