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Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson To Channel Shazam On Screen

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is reportedly set to suit up for the role of DC Comics superhero Shazam.  

Warner Bros. studio is expected to make the news official at San Diego Comic-Con this week with some speculation that the character may be teased in the upcoming "Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice" movie in 2016.  Johnson has been playing coy with rumors of the Shazam role, only sharing with those who've asked that an announcement is coming soon.

The action star returns to the big screen this weekend playing another heroic role, this one of Greek mythological proportions.  Johnson plays strongman Hercules in the movie of the same name directed by Brett Ratner.

 

 

 

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