Several months ago we at Omega Underground revealed several audition tapes for DC Comics upcoming Shazam movie. While most of the videos revolved around the hero Billy Batson we did find one for one of his friends Pedro. It was then confirmed by That Hashtag Show that several other kids from The New 52 will appear in the film including Freddy Freeman, Eugene Choi, Pedro Pena and Darla Dudley. The kids will be living in a group home along with Billy Batson.
Now Deadline is reporting that Fresh Off The Boat actor Ian Chen as well as Bella and Bulldogs star Jovan Armand has joined the diverse cast of kids as Eugene and Pedro respectively. It star Jack Dylan Grazer joined the cast last week as Freddy Freeman. Asher Angel will play Billy Batson. With Zachary Levi playing the hero himself Shazam.
Shazam will hit theaters April 2019