Since his release, Dwayne Johnson black adam electrified the audience as well as the man himself. It helped the DCEU take a giant leap forward and solidly establish the universe.
Johnson stars as the titular antihero, whose mark of justice is very different from the conventional one followed by DC heroes. His story and his clash with the good guys make up the film, with audiences flocking in large numbers to see how the plot unfolds.
As of this writing, Dwayne Johnson black adam has been in theaters for two weeks. Box office receipts were strong, with the film grossing $256 million worldwide.
This number will surely increase in the coming days and put a smile on the WWE legend’s face.
Dwayne Johnson’s thoughts on black adam
Dwayne Johnson has been linked to the character of Black Adam since 2014. Initially, he was supposed to play the role of the villain alongside the hero Shazam. However, the producers first gave Adam his own film before mixing him up with Billy Batson.
Johnson had previously said that black adam would usher in a new era in the DC Universe. He explained what he meant by that, revealing that the film was made with the sole purpose of giving fans something exciting to watch.
“I’ve been saying for a while that there’s a new era in the DC Universe that’s about to begin. What I really meant by ‘It’s a new era in the DC Universe’ is “It’s listening to the fans. And doing our best to give the fans what they want. I was waiting for someone to step in and address the fans and say, ‘Hey, we hear you,'” Johnson added. “So finally, after many months turned into many years, we came to what we ended up with. And the whole focus and intent now is towards this new era, this new time. Now let’s build. [H/T CinemaBlend]
The film was released on October 21, 2022 in the United States and a day earlier in some other countries. It grossed $117.2 million in the United States and Canada and $139.3 million in other territories, bringing its worldwide total to $256.5 million.
black adam to choke Shazam! in opening day earnings, totaling $26.7 million compared to the latter’s $20.4 million. The film became the highest-grossing opening weekend of Dwayne Johnson’s career, earning $67 million and making it the fifth-highest October opening weekend ever for a film.
It’s another feather in The Rock’s cap – one he will treasure as much as his first WWE Championship win.
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