Academy Award Winning Actress Helen Mirren Joins Shazam Cast! Fury of the Gods, sequel to the successful 2019 film
The Oscar-winning actress Helen Mirren, joins the cast of Shazam! Fury of the Gods, the sequel to the DC Comics hero starring Zachary Levi. Mirren will play the role of the main villain Hesperia, daughter of Atlas (although the character does not have a clear DC Comics counterpart, but it is still the name of numerous characters of the publishing house inspired by the Titan of Greek mythology).
The actress joins Rachel Zegler recently entered a “secret role” in the cast of the sequel, which will again be directed by David F. Sandberg.
Shazam! Fury of the Gods: Helen Mirren nel cast come villain principale
Awesome cast getting awesomer 🎉 https://t.co/rv8AscATB7
— David F. Sandberg (@ponysmasher) March 23, 2021
Thanks to the official entry of Helen Mirren in the cast of the film, hypotheses also begin to circulate on the role of Sailor. Mirren, in fact, seems to be giving the face of the villain of the film Wait, the daughter of Atlante, who would be linked to the character of Zegler, as the two actresses should play “sisters with intentions that may not be the best”.
Of course, we will know something more certain once we start filming which, for now, is scheduled between May and June in Atlanta. As the director pointed out, the sequel is already well packaged thanks to the enormous quality of its cast.
In the highly anticipated sequel will continue the story of the teenager Billy Batson who, every time he utters the magic word SHAZAM !, is struck by the Living Lightning of the gods and transformed into his adult superhero alter ego of the same name. Zachary Levi returns as the superhero, as well as the same technical team from the first film: David F. Sandberg directs from a screenplay by Henry Gayden e Peter Safran produce tramite The Safran Company.
At the moment its theatrical release is scheduled for June 2023.