The Hollywood Reporter is confirming a fall report from The Illuminerdi that Aladdin and The Old Guard actor Marwan Kenzari is joining the New Line Cinema film Black Adam, a solo DC Comics film starring Dwayne Johnson in the titular role.
The original report from October claimed that Kenzari was being considered to play DC villain Sabbac, however, the new update isn’t mentioning the part actually is.
Marwan joins a growing cast that includes Noah Centineo as Al Rothstein aka Atom Smasher, Aldis Hodge as Carter Hall aka Hawkman, and Quintessa Swindell as Maxine Hunkell aka Cyclone.
Filming is set to begin this April in Atlanta, Georgia.
SOURCE: THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER & ILLUMINERDI