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Faithe Herman Joins DC’s ‘Shazam’

This Is Us actress Faithe Herman is reportedly joining the cast of DC‘s Shazam, as it heads into production.

She will play a friend of young Billy Batson at a group home. Herman’s character name has not been revealed. Many fans of the Shazam “New 52” comic book series probably already have an idea of the role Herman may be playing.

Darla Dudley, an African American girl who is Billy’s friend at the group home, could possibly be the character Faithe Herman will be playing.

Shazam stars Zachary Levi (Chuck) as the adult Billy Batson. Mark Strong (Kingsman: The Golden Circle) has been in talks to play villain, Doctor Sivana. The film was written by Henry Gayden and Darren Lemke, and is being directed by David F. Sandberg (Annabelle: Creation)..

Shazam is the alter ego of a boy named Billy Batson who can transform into an adult superhero by uttering the magic word “Shazam!” The name is an acronym of the ancient world gods and historical figures Solomon, Hercules, Atlas, Zeus, Achilles and Mercury, from which Batson derives his heroic attributes when in adult form.

Shazam hits theaters on April 5th, 2019!

What do you think of the casting? Let us know in the comments below!

Written by Reilly Johnson

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