A release date for this film has finally been announced. For reference, The Rock first talked about taking on the role of Shazam or Black Adam at least as far back at 2007. It will have literally taken 15 years to finally reach the screen. In related news: The news follows on from Pierce Brosnan scoring the role of classic hero Dr. Fate alongside Aldis Hodge as Hawkman, Noah Centineo as Atom Smasher and Quintessa Swindell as Cyclone in the film.