Before ‘Black Adam,’ Fans Destroy Dwayne Johnson’s Last Comic Book Movie

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Much has been made of Dwayne Johnson dipping his toes in superhero waters for the first time in 2022, making it easy to forget that the A-list superstar is hardly the uninitiated when it comes to starring in comic book adaptations drawn.

DC League of Super Pets turned out to be a disappointing start, though The Rock went all-in voicing Black Adam in a post-credits scene that teased a heated future showdown with John Krasinski’s Superman, which isn’t exactly the crossover that the fans had in mind when the former pro wrestler continued to tease his hopes of crossing paths with the Man of Steel.

The hype and buzz is nonetheless starting to build for Man in Black’s live-action debut, but one downside is that people have been revisiting the 2014 films. Herculesbased on Steve Moore’s limited series The Thracian Wars. A little like black adamit was a Johnson passion project, but reactions in a recent Reddit threat highlighting the film’s ridiculousness yielded less than stellar takes.

Hercules

Certainly, Hercules isn’t exactly great, and Johnson’s fake beard looks impossibly unconvincing given that the historical action epic cost $115 million to produce, and that’s not even mentioning the puzzling decision to have the actor wear it. main man armor that looks ridiculously tiny when placed on its hulking frame.

East black adam will win Hercules from a critical and commercial point of view? It seems likely, but so far the actor and producer’s track record for headlining comic book films whose voice he’s passionate about is 0-2, with the DCEU spectacular hoping to avoid a hat-trick. undesirable.

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