Los Angeles [US]: Actor Zachary Levi has positioned a halt on the rumours train as he clears the air on whether or not he’s replaced as the DC superhero Shazam with someone else.
Taking to Twitter, the ‘Chuck’ actor joined a conversation stemming from a tweet that alleged he ‘is not gonna be Shazam anymore’,
“Oooh, I really wouldn’t go believing everything you see on the internet. I’m Gucci, Ash. We all Gucci,” the ‘Tangled’ actor wrote, confirming that he is still a part of the DC Universe.
Oooh, I really wouldn’t go believing everything you see on the internet. I’m Gucci, Ash. We all Gucci. 😎 https://t.co/684SarbP1P
— Zachary Levi (@ZacharyLevi) December 20, 2022
Earlier, user ‘@ComicLoverMari’ had tweeted a photograph of Zachary as the lightning-wielding superhero at the microblogging website.
Another user, ‘@bellatrixkale23’ replied to the tweet, “I need this not to be authentic due to the fact his Shazam is he ONE issue in the DCEU I could throw palms for to protect. @ZacharyLevi is perfection”. Zachary dropped his response to this tweet.
James Gunn and Peter Safran, the recently appointed CEOs of DC Studios, recently made major modifications to the production and presentation of the studio’s movie lineup, especially the ‘Superman’ and the ‘Wonder Woman’ franchises.
As in line with US-based entertainment portal, Variety, while Gunn and Safran took over DC Studios in November, the plan for a new Superman movie, starring Henry Cavill and directed via Charles Roven, become put on maintain. The two are revamping the DC Universe, starting with a new Superman movie with a story by Gunn that may not celebrity Cavill.
Meanwhile, Patty Jenkins, director of the ‘Wonder Woman’ films, had submitted a treatment for ‘Wonder Woman three’ but it was now not accepted by the studio’s seniors as it did not align properly with the new plans of the CEO duo, Variety cited a studio insider.