The first trailer for Shazam! Fury of the Gods has released at Comic-Con 2022. Following the release of the first Shazam! in 2019 to strong critical acclaim and a $366 million global box office haul, a sequel was quickly announced. 

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The sequel was initially scheduled to release in 2023, but due to a change in the DCEU’s release schedule, it will instead be released in December 2022. 

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Shazam, Billy Batson, Freddy Freeman, and the other kids will encounter a brand-new threat in the form of powerful goddesses in the first Shazam! Fury of the Gods trailer, which was unveiled during WB’s Comic-Con panel.  

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The difficulty of Shazam to manage with a superhero family while still feeling inadequate in his own job is highlighted in the trailer.  

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The teaser also shows the Shazam family engaged in a titanic dragon battle while teasing the first sight at Zegler’s character and references to Justice League members.

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It’s interesting to note that the Shazam! Fury of the Gods trailer incorporates scenes from Justice League and Aquaman, further cementing the DCEU’s interconnectedness.  

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It’s been a while since the DCEU felt like a cohesive universe because movies like The Batman and Joker have resided in separate realms. 

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In the series finale of HBO Max’s Peacemaker, director James Gunn teased the Justice League’s appearance, which featured Jason Momoa’s Aquaman and Ezra Miller’s The Flash.  

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Things now appear to be expanding even further with the addition of Dwayne Johnson’s Black Adam. 

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Chris Morgan and Henry Gayden both return to write the sequel’s script.

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