Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has been rearing to appear in the DCEU for a very long time. Initial reports of the star being casted as Black Adam in the DCEU go as far back as 2007. While his role was finalized in 2014, Black Adam has only recently received a proper live-action trailer.

The Rock also stars in DC’s upcoming animated flickDC League of Super-Pets.” Taking to Instagram, the star revealed that both of the movies are set for a release within this year, though they’re running a bit late on schedule.

DC League of Super Pets” will be coming out on July 29, 2022, while “Black Adam” is scheduled for October 21, 2022. The Rock announced it with a caption detailing how he wanted to share the information with his fans first, and how excited he was for the release of these projects.

IG & EXCITING NEWS coming out of our movie industry 🎥🍿🌍

Our @SevenBucksProd & @DCComics movies are shifting dates.

SUPER PETS🐕 WILL BE RELEASED JULY 29th!
One HOT summer 🔥

BLACK ADAM⚡️ WILL BE RELEASED OCT 21st!
Right before Halloween and playing thru Thanksgiving and Christmas 🎃🦃🎅🏾🔥🥃

Wanted you guys to hear the news directly from me first.

CANT WAIT for you and your families around the world to see our movies!!!

Love U guys and enjoy!

The hierarchy of power in the DC is about to change…

#AudienceFirst
#SevenBucksProds
#DC

The former WWE champion will be the voice of Krypto the Super-Dog in the Warner Bros. Pictures’ new action-animated flick. The film has a star-studded cast of celebrities alongside The Rock, such as Kevin Hart, Kate McKinnon, John Krasinski, Vanessa Bayer, Natasha Lyonne, Diego Luna, Marc Maron, Thomas Middleditch, Ben Schwartz, and The Matrix star Keanu Reeves.

Black Adam will also release in 2022 as well. While it was initially slated for a release of December 21, 2021, the release date got delayed to July 29, 2022. The movie will introduce new characters from the DC universe, such as Doctor Fate, Hawkman, Cyclone and Atom Smasher.

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Nitish Vashishtha

Nitish Vashishtha is a freelance writer/news correspondent from India. He’s written content for companies like ScoopWhoop and Sportskeeda. He’s been writing about pop-culture, current affairs and pro-wrestling since 2017. While pursuing Master's in Mass Communication with a special interest in Advertising, his key areas of creativity lie in designing, content creation and creative storytelling as well as fictional writing. In his free time, he likes to create new riffs on his guitar, learning about whatever piques his interest, reading books ranging from philosophy to speculative sci-fi and enjoys watching anything HBO (Succession FTW).

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