Helen Mirren Joins The DCEU As The Main Villain In SHAZAM 2!

Shazam 2: Fury of the Gods just got a bit classier with the addition of the amazing and talented, Helen Mirren.

Oscar-winner Mirren is joining the cast as the villain Hespera. Per the official description, Hespera is described as a daughter of Atlas. Though she doesn’t have a clear DC Comics counterpart, Atlas is the name of several DC Comics characters inspired by the Titan of Ancient Greek mythology, the most famous and enduring version created by the legendary Jack Kirby in 1975.

Shazam: Fury of the Godscontinues Billy Batson’s story from the first film when he got his superpowers. Asher Angel and Zachary Levi are both back as Billy and Shazam. David F. Sandberg is back in the director’s chair as well with a screenplay by Henry Gayden.

Shazam: Fury of the Gods releases June 2nd, 2023.

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