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“No Muscle Pads” – The Rock Reveals Why He Discarded Muscle Padding For Black Adam Suit

DCEU’s highly anticipated film, Black Adam, is dropping its world premiere trailer on the 8th of June 2022. The film is based on the DC Comics character Black Adam who is played by Dwayne Johnson, The Rock. Black Adam is a spinoff of the 2019 movie, Shazam!

the Rock reveals insane reason for not using muscle pads for his Black Adam Suit
Dwayne Johnson

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The film’s lead actor, Dwayne Johnson seems determined to give this film his all. In a recent Twitter post, the Hollywood actor and former pro-wrestler revealed the reason why he ditched muscle pads for his Black Adam suit.  These pads are meant to give the wearer a superhero-esque physique, with incredible muscles. But why did The Rock discard this in his suit? We discuss all this and more in this article.

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The Rock Reveals Why He Discarded Muscle Padding For Black Adam Suit

Dwayne Johnson has an insane physique

The Black Adam is a fascinating villain. He has intimidating looks and is quite a formidable character. Dwayne Johnson was the perfect actor to play the role, owing to his crazy physique. However, it seems that the Rock has taken his commitment to the film and role to a whole new level. He revealed in a Twitter post, that he ditched the Muscle pads in his suit and instead decided to work hard and build real muscles to replace the artificial pads.

With the hashtag #nopadding, he wrote: “I had the DC costume team remove all the thick muscle padding they put in the original Black Adam suit. The goal is to usher a new era of antihero, so I wanted to put in the hard work and raise the bar.”

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Black Adam: Release Date And Cast

the Rock reveals insane reason for not using muscle pads for his Black Adam Suit
The Rock as Black Adam

The Warner Brothers film Black Adam drops on October 21, 2022, in the United States. The film stars Dwayne Johnson as Teth-Adam, Noah Centineo as Albert Rothstein, Sara Shahi as Isis, and Pierce Brosnan as Doctor Fate among others.

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Written by Angad Singh

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