‘Riverdale’ Actor Ross Butler Joins DC’s Shazam!


Variety reported, Ross Butler (Riverdale, 13 Reasons Why) joins Zachary Levi in  DC’s “Shazam!.”

You can read the synopsis of Shazam! below:

The film follows a boy named Billy Batson, played by Asher Angel, who can transform into an adult superhero, portrayed by Zachary Levi, by uttering the magic word “Shazam!” The name Shazam is an acronym of the ancient gods and historical figures Solomon, Hercules, Atlas, Zeus, Achilles, and Mercury. Batson derives his heroic attributes from those figures when in adult form.

“It” star Jack Dylan Grazer will play Freddy, Billy Batson’s best friend. Grace Fulton is also on board to play one of Batson’s friends, while Mark Strong has been rumored to play the villain.

Dwayne Johnson is producing through Seven Bucks Productions banner along with Dany Garcia and Hiram Garcia.