‘Shazam! Fury of the Gods’ First Evaluations Name It a Enjoyable Sequel


We’ve arrived at a really fascinating crossroads within the historical past of DC motion pictures. Shazam! Fury of the Gods is the primary movie launched by the brand new regime at DC Studios, headed by co-CEOs James Gunn and Peter Safran. Nevertheless it was produced by the earlier one, and the brand new management at DC has stated that actually their plans received’t formally get underway for not less than one other 12 months or so.

So the place does that depart Fury of the Gods? This sequel to 2019’s Shazam! as soon as once more stars Zachary Levi because the title character, the godly type of common teenager Billy Batson (Asher Angel) who’s given powers by an historical wizard (Djimon Hounsou) he can entry by saying a magic phrase. Many of the solid of Shazam! returned for this sequel, together with director David F. Sandberg. Will they ship one other hit, or is Fury of the Gods the top of the highway for the DC Prolonged Universe?

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The movie’s field workplace receipts will doubtless decide the reply to that query, however good evaluations from critics actually wouldn’t damage. And the primary wave of evaluations of Shazam! Fury of the Gods simply hit the web — and for essentially the most half they are saying that the movie is a enjoyable sequel that continues the strengths of the primary film. They’ve loads of reward for Zachary Levi as Shazam, in addition to the widely lighthearted tone that distinguished the primary Shazam! from so many different latest DC motion pictures.

Right here’s a sampling of the Shazam! Fury of the Gods evaluations to date:

Additionally you’ll by no means consider this, however the co-CEO of DC Studios likes the film too…

Shazam! Fury of the Gods opens solely in theaters on March 17.

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