Earlier this month Warner Bros. surprised the world by announcing that Zachary Levi (Chuck) has been cast as the adult lead in Shazam! and now we know who will play the younger version of the character. According to Variety, Disney Channel star Asher Angel has been cast as Billy Batson in Shazam!

Set within the growing DC Extended Universe, Shazam! tells the story of Billy Batson, a young boy (Angel) who has the power to transform into an adult superhero, portrayed by Zachary Levi. Shazam! will be the next DCEU movie to enter production and is aiming for a 2019 release date.

 

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