Can We Talk About How Perfect Adam Brody's Casting Is in Shazam?

POPSUGAR Entertainment | 4/4/2019 | Mekishana Pierre
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Warning: BIG spoilers for Shazam! ahead!

Adam Brody once portrayed one of the greatest comic book fans in TV history, The O.C.'s Seth Cohen (though your opinion may vary on whether or not he was a great character in general). Now the actor is fulfilling his character's greatest wish: playing a superhero in a comic book movie. The 39-year-old actor has joined the DC Extended Universe for its latest release, Shazam!, and he honestly could not have chosen a better role.


Shazam! follows the adventures of Billy Batson (Asher Angel), a mischievous foster kid who is granted powers by the wizard Shazam. Every time he says the wizard's name ("Shazam!"), Billy is transformed into the best version of himself — a tall, muscular, superhero played by Zachary Levi who can shoot lightning bolts from his hands and fly (though that takes some getting used to). He and his superhero-obsessed foster brother Freddy (Jack Dylan Grazer) use Billy's alter-ego to cause pranks, get out of school early, and get up to other mischief. Of course, things can't stay perfect for long, and the big bad — wealthy scientist Dr. Thaddeus Sivana, played by actor Mark Strong — comes through to claim Billy's powers for himself.

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When he realizes he can't defeat Sivana and his band of creepy crawlers alone, Billy gathers his five foster siblings to take hold of...
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