Zachary Levi’s Wild Comment after James Gunn’s Brother Sean Gunn Gets 2nd DCU Role

Zachery Levi's stirring response is unleashed as Sean Gunn secures another DCU stint, sarking speculation and fandom frenzy.

Zachary Levi's Wild Comment after James Gunn's Brother Sean Gunn Gets 2nd DCU Role


  • Despite DC Universe uncertainties, Zachary Levi expresses eagerness to reprise Shazam, showcasing his continued commitment to the iconic role.
  • Zachary Levi takes pride in both Shazam! films, emphasizing satisfaction and confidence in the franchise's quality, particularly the sequel.
  • Beyond personal goals, Levi envisions collaborating with Nathan Fillion's Green Lantern, injecting anticipation into the future DC Universe version.
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In a cinematic twist within the dynamic superhero universe, Sean Gunn is famed for his portrayal of Kraglin in Marvel’s cinematic world. The 49-year-old then set out to take on the role of the formidable villain Maxwell Lord in James Gunn and Peter Safran’s DC Universe venture.

Zachary Levi in Thor
Zachary Levi in Thor. Source: Marvel Studios

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This unexpected crossover from Marvel to DC has sparked a whirlwind of speculation and excitement among fans. Adding fuel to the fire is Zachary Levi, the charismatic Shazam in the DC Extended Universe. He chimed in with a tantalizing comment that sent shockwaves across the internet.


Zachary Levi Makes A Bold Remark on Sean Gunn’s DCU Role

Zachary Levi in a still from Shazam! Fury of the Gods
Zachary Levi in a still from Shazam! Fury of the Gods

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A recent seismic shift resonated through the cinematic landscape as Sean Gunn seamlessly transitioned into the DC Universe.

This unexpected twist didn’t elude the attention of the spotlight-loving Zachary Levi. Who, unreserved as ever, delivered a bold comment that echoed across fandoms.


In a recent interview with, Levi delved into his role as the DC Comics hero, addressing potential reprisals in the revamped DCU. Despite the mixed critical reception and underwhelming box office of Fury of the Gods, Levi expressed pride in the project.

As the discussion unfolded, the conversation shifted to the prospect of Levi embodying a different character in the DCU. Considering Jason Momoa’s apparent departure from Aquaman and Sean Gunn’s dual roles as Weasel and the upcoming Maxwell Lord.

With a playful jab, Levi remarked,


“When you’re the brother of the guy who runs DC, I guess you get to play who you want.”

Gunn responded to claims of nepotism. The notion of directors collaborating with familiar faces, even familial ones, is not uncommon in Hollywood.

Regardless of opinions on Gunn’s suitability for Max Lord, his established acting credentials precede his brother’s directorial choices. However, in a nuanced turn, Levi also addressed the future of Shazam, adding further complexity to the unfolding narrative of interconnected cinematic realms.

Zachary Levi Discussed the Future of Shazam

Zachary Levi
Zachary Levi as Shazam

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In a recent discourse that reverberated across the superhero fandom. The 43-year-old delved into intriguing insights regarding the future trajectory of this beloved character.

He expressed a keen interest in reprising his role in the new DC Universe. Levi, known for his charismatic portrayal of Shazam in the 2019 self-titled film, stands poised for potential involvement in the evolving superhero landscape.

Shazam! Fury of the Gods emerged amid Warner Bros.’ franchise reboot under DC Studios co-CEOs Gunn and Safran, with recastings aplenty. Levi’s future as Shazam remains uncertain.


Despite uncertainties, the Tangled star enthusiastically voiced his desire to return to the character, emphasizing his pride in both Shazam! films during the same interview.

Levi’s nuanced reflections extend beyond personal aspirations. He shares admiration for the character and envisions collaborations, expressing a particular interest in working with Nathan Fillion’s Green Lantern.

This openness to future possibilities infuses the discourse with anticipation. It leaves enthusiasts engaged in speculative contemplation regarding potential story arcs, character evolutions, and Shazam’s integral role within the broader superhero narrative.


Written by Muskan Chaudhary

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Muskan Chaudhary, Junior Content Writer at Fandom wire. Having completed her degree in Commerce, she has written over 500 articles spanning FandomWire and Animated Times in the pop culture. She is dedicated to bring the latest and informative content from the entertainment world, thus expanding her knowledge in the field. Apart from her contributions to FandamWire, she has a keen interest in video games, sketching and playing tennis.