Helen Mirren to Star in Shazam! Fury of the Gods
Helen Mirren has signed on to join the cast of "Shazam! Fury of the Gods". She will play the villain Hespera, a daughter of Atlas.
Zachary Levi will reprise his role of Shazam/Billy Batson for the film, which follows the story of a kid who inherits superpowers of six gods - Solomon, Atlas, Zeus, Achilles, and Mercury. The character was created by Bill Parker and C.C. Beck. 2019's original earned over $366 worldwide and was the number one movie for its opening weekend.
David F. Sandberg will return to direct from a script by Henry Gayden.
"Shazam! Fury of the Gods" is slated for June 2, 2023 release.