Author: Ambily .S / JULY 25, 2022

The Rock! Before starting his acting career, Dwayne Johnson was a WWE Wrestler. During 2000’s, he started his acting career. Two decades later, he’s one of the highest paid actor in the world. Dwayne Johnson’s recent releases were Disney’s Jungle Cruise  and Netflix’s Red Notice.

‘The Rock’ committed the Black Adam project a decade ago and was later planned to appear in Shazam movie. But the things didn’t go as planned. After years of anticipation, Black Adam movie is now ready for it’s release.

A recent report revealed regarding how much salary is paid to several actors of Hollywood. Among the list of highest paid DC actors, The Rock holds the first place.

According to Variety, The Rock receives a $22.5 million salary for Black Adam. Other lead actors in the list of highest paid DC actors are Academy Award Winner Joaquin Phoenix and Jason Mamoa. The reports regarding the salary of Dwayne’s is not final, as it is heard that he “will receive millions more” for promoting the movie across the social media platforms.

Black Adam is the most anticipated project in the DCEU and the DC fans are eagerly waiting for The Rock’s dream project to release. Recently, Dwayne came to the San Diego Comic Con to interact with the fans regarding Black Adam.

Black Adam is the anti-hero’s solo movie , based on the DC Comics.

One of the world’s foremost wielders of magic, Black Adam has been both hero and villain over a life that’s spanned thousands of years.

Thousands of years before Billy Batson became a magically-empowered hero, the wizard Shazam selected another champion. Teth-Adam or “Mighty Adam” began as a hero of humanity, but then allowed his power to corrupt his ideals and desires. Now labeled Black Adam, he was exiled by Shazam, but returned in the modern day. A frequent enemy to Earth’s heroes, Black Adam believes he is the right person to lead humanity and any action he takes is necessary for the greater good.

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Nearly 5,000 years after he was bestowed with the almighty powers of the Egyptian gods-and imprisoned just as quickly-Black Adam (Johnson) is freed from his earthly tomb, ready to unleash his unique form of justice on the modern world.

Black Adam is set to release in cinemas on Oct 21.

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