This October 21 Black Adam opens in the United States, the new film from DC, which will first hit the theaters and weeks later you can watch online and shout via HBO Maxpossibly during December depending on box office results.
Warner Bros Discovery, the company behind the film, came by moving the films from streaming cinema to a 45-day theatrical debut medium. The same was being done by other companies, but this was made more flexible depending on their results at the box office. Spider-Man 3: No Way Home took more than half a year to hit the platforms, and there is still no concrete date for Top Gun: Maverick, until the time of the highest-grossing film of 2022
Black Adam Premiere: What is the DC movie about?
It is the 11th film within the DC Extended Universe (DCEU), under the direction of Jaune Collet-Serra, and with a cast consisting of Dwayne Johnson as the main character alongside Aldis Hodge, Noah Centineo, Sarah Shahi, Marwan Kenzari, Quintessa Swindell, Bodhi Sabongui and Pierce Brosnan.
After almost five thousand years of imprisonment, Black Adam, an antihero from the ancient city of Kahndaq, was unleashed in modern times. His brutal tactics and form of justice attract the attention of the Justice Society of America, who try to stop his behavior, teach him how to be a hero rather than a villain, and must team up to stop a force more powerful than Black Adam himself.
What is the future of the character?
In October of this year, Dwayne Johnson confirmed that the future plans for Black Adam in the DCEU are that the character fought against Superman. After making several references to this confrontation he stated: “That’s the heart of it… what he really means by ‘This is a new era in the DC Universe’ listens to the fans. …doing everything possible to give them what they want. …he will always know that we are listening.”
Will it manage to beat Top Gun Maverick at the box office?
The latest DC titles failed to capture the audience’s attention in the way that several Marvel films did. With nearly $1.5 billion in revenue, Top Gun 2: Maverick it has only two rivals that could leave the throne at the highest grosser of 2022: Black Panther 2: Wakanda Forever and Avatar 2: The Way of Water.
Black Adam opens in theaters on October 21 in theaters and then in streaming exclusively on HBO Max.