One of the next DC Extended Universe films to go into production is Shazam at New Line Cinema. It was revealed a few weeks ago that the film is expected to go into production early next year! Also at San Diego Comic-Con, a full DC banner was revealed with Shazam looking uncannily like Alan Ritchson (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles):
— Alan Ritchson (@alanritchson) July 31, 2017
This isn’t t he first time Ritchson has teased (or trolled) about being cast as Shazam. Back last year he joked about already being cast as the DC hero:
— Alan Ritchson (@alanritchson) September 15, 2016
Again, this is most likely just another actor campaigning for a comic book movie role. But the resemblance is still very uncanny. Plus, Ritchson’s Thad on Spike’s Blue Mountain State have always convinced me he would be perfect for Shazam.