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Shazam 3 release date speculation, cast, plot, and more news

If you're already wondering about the Shazam 3 release date, we've gathered all the juicy details that you need to know about the potential DCU movie.

Shazam 3 release date: Zachary Levi in Shazam 2

What is the Shazam 3 release date? Zachary Levi’s superhero is on the big screen once more, and now he has a whole family of gifted crime fighters alongside him, so surely there’s going to be another Shazam movie, right?

With the new movie in the DCU, the Shazam cast has expanded substantially, and there are lots of new DC villains for the titular hero to fight. If you want to know if the DC movie is any good, check out our Shazam 2 review.

But we know what you really want to know – you’re here to learn about the Shazam 3 release date. So, let’s dive in and see what’s in store for the superhero movie series and the DCU changes under James Gunn’s new Chapter 1- Gods and Monsters plan. Warning, there may be some spoilers ahead for Shazam 2.

Shazam 3 release date speculation

No Shazam 3 release date has been confirmed, and it’s pretty unlikely the film will happen. 

When James Gunn announced his new slate of DC projects, there was no mention of a Shazam 3 in Chapter 1: Gods and Monsters. And, to make matters worse for Levi and co, Shazam 2’s box-office performance has been – well – abysmal.

Zachary Levi is back as DC character Shazam in Shazam 2

What will Shazam 3 be about?

We don’t know any details about the Shazam 3 plot, mainly because the project does not have the green light from Warner Bros.

The Shazam 2 ending leaves things in a finely balanced state. Things are wrapped up in a way that, if this was the end for Shazam, there wouldn’t really be any loose ends. But, the door is left open just enough to allow for a sequel if there is demand.

In the Shazam 2 post-credit scenes, we see Billy Batson, AKA Shazam, recruited to the Justice Society, which would be a great place to start for any potential sequel to the comedy movie. We also see the movie villain from the first movie, Doctor Sivana, rotting in prison, but the fact he is still around suggests he may have unfinished business to attend to if there was a Shazam 3.

Asher Angel as Billy Batson in Shazam 2

Is there a Shazam 3 trailer?

Sorry, but there is no trailer for Shazam 3, and probably won’t be since this hero’s future looks pretty bleak in the new DCU. 

Still, never say never. Gunn may still surprise us and throw some DCEU characters into his new slate. So while we wait to see how this franchise pans out, here is the trailer for Shazam 2.

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Shazam 3 cast speculation

We are pretty sure Zachary Levi would play the lead role in the Shazam 3 cast if the movie does get the go-ahead.

The actor has already played the hero twice now, and it would make sense to stick with him if there are plans to return to the character.

However, it does seem as though James Gunn and Peter Safran are keen to have something of a fresh start with the DCU in general, so you never know. We’ve already seen the Black Adam 2 release date and the Man of Steel 2 release date shelved indefinitely, with Dwayne Johnson and Henry Cavill effectively losing their roles in the cinematic universe.

If Levi is indeed chosen to reprise his role, you’d imagine his younger counterpart Asher Angel and the rest of the Shazam family would return too. That would mean the likes of Grace Caroline Currey, Jack Dylan Grazer, Adam Brody, and Ross Butler would be back. But that’s all very speculative at this stage.

Until we know more, here are our lists of the best DC characters, the best movies ever made, and the best DC villains of all time. Before we know it, the Aquaman 2 release date will be upon us, and with it, the DCEU will be over. Learn how to watch this confusing mess of movies by reading our article explaining how to watch all the DC movies in order.

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