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We might not have seen D.J. fly as Superman, but we are all ready to finally see him as another superhero! DC Films Hub has reported that D.J. has officially joined the cast of the DC comic film, Shazam!, starring Zachary Levi. He will play the adult version of character Pedro Pena (played by Jovan Armand), who can share Billy’s power at Billy’s whim and become an adult Shazam-powered version of himself, who resembles a powerlifter, with extra amounts of super-strength. The film is scheduled to hit theaters on April 05, 2019. Exciting!

We all have a superhero inside us, it just takes a bit of magic to bring it out. In Billy Batson’s case, by shouting out one word—SHAZAM!—this streetwise 14-year-old foster kid can turn into the adult Super Hero Shazam, courtesy of an ancient wizard. Still a kid at heart—inside a ripped, godlike body—Shazam revels in this adult version of himself by doing what any teen would do with superpowers: have fun with them! Can he fly? Does he have X-ray vision? Can he shoot lightning out of his hands? Can he skip his social studies test? Shazam sets out to test the limits of his abilities with the joyful recklessness of a child. But he’ll need to master these powers quickly in order to fight the deadly forces of evil controlled by Dr. Thaddeus Sivana.

DC Films Hub shared a first look image of D.J. as Superman in the abandoned George Miller movie, Justice League: Mortal, back in 2007. The film would also have featured Armie Hammer as Batman, Megan Gale as Wonder Woman, Adam Brody as The Flash, Common as Green Lantern, Santiago Cabrera as Aquaman, Hugh Keays-Byrne as Martian Manhunter, Teresa Palmer as Talia al Ghul, and Jay Baruchel as Maxwell Lord.

The movie was scrapped in the beginning of 2008 due to the Writers Guild strike and other production issues. Back in 2015, D.J. spoke with /Film and recalled the film’s development and what it could have been.

The best way I can describe it is: George Miller’s mind is so operatic and big and expansive, it’s a shame that the world didn’t get to see what he would do with superheroes. It was allegorical, like a story of Greek Gods almost. He was doing things with the Superman character and Batman character, and all the iconic favorites, that’s never been done before. Watch Fury Road and you can only imagine what he would do with those iconic characters.

UPDATE: D.J. shared some clarifications regarding this on his Twitter account.

Let’s keep our fingers crossed we still get a fourth season!

El Rey Network has released the cast of From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series ahead of tomorrow’s (Nov. 5) Season 3 finale. I hear the options on the actors were up before the network was ready to make a decision on the future of the series, a reimagining of Robert Rodriguez’s 1996 movie for Miramax. With Rodriguez, the driving creative force behind the series, busy directing feature Alita: Battle Angel for Fox, I hear El Rey, which Rodriguez launched with Univision in 2013, may not make a final call on the show’s future until early 2017.

I hear that El Rey is still in discussions with the series’ lead producer Miramax about a potential new From Dusk Till Dawn installment. I hear it could take a different form, like a limited series or miniseries, which would explain the decision to let the actors’ options lapse. (I hear the idea is, if a new installment of the series goes forward, to do it with the same actors.)

Source: Deadline

El Rey Network released short synopses of all ten episodes of the new season of From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series.

Head Games
Seth and Richie’s organization is infiltrated by an enemy fixated on destroying the Geckos, the Lords and all culebras.

La Reina
Seth and Richie seek help from Santanico; Freddie and Ximena have an encounter with Brasa.

Protect and Serve
Freddie Gonzalez teams up with an old enemy; Seth and Richie track down an ancient hunter.

Fanglorious
Ranger Freddie Gonzalez teams with an old enemy; the Geckos must defend against the Jaguar Warriors.

Shady Glen
Seth and his team protect civilians from cannibal attacks.

Straightjacket
Richie wakes up in an abandoned asylum after being abducted; Seth goes to save Richie.

La Llorona
The team falls victim to a female Xibalban demon.

Rio Sangre
Santanico returns with a secret and leads the Geckos to Lord Venganza.

Matanzas
The Geckos are going after Amaru, as she plots to regain her true form and open the gates of Hell.

Dark Side of the Sun
As Kate nears death, the team races to defeat Amaru and seal the gate to Xilbalba.

Entertainment One (eOne), Miramax, and El Rey Network today announced that the complete premiere episode of Season 3 of “From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series” will be available for free Digital HD preview two weeks prior to its September 6, 2016, broadcast debut on El Rey Network. For fans eagerly anticipating the action-packed, horror-filled new season and newbies interested in sampling the series based on the cult film directed by Robert Rodriguez, Episode 3.01, “Head Games,” will be available at no charge from August 23rd to September 6th on iTunes, GooglePlay, Xbox Video, Sony Playstation, Fandango Now, and Vudu.

Season 3 of “From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series” continues the Gecko brothers’ saga as they fight their way through the chilling world of culebras, the vampire-snake hybrids that control hidden empires in Texas and Mexico. The 10 new episodes — two of which premiere back-to-back on September 6th at 9pm and 10pm ET — follow Seth and Richie into the vortex of a culebra underworld on the verge of a violent explosion.

In the Season 3 premiere, the Geckos have been demoted to “collectors” while their organization has been infiltrated by a mysterious new enemy hell-bent on destroying them, the Lords, and all culebras. On September 7th, the day following its two-episode broadcast premiere, both episodes will be available to purchase via all leading Digital HD outlets.

Season 3 features a returning ensemble cast including D.J. Cotrona, Zane Holtz, Eiza González, Jesse Garcia, Madison Davenport, Brandon Soo Hoo, Emily Rios, and Jake Busey. New cast joining the third season are Ana de la Reguera, who will have a recurring role as Lord Venganza Verdugo, one of the seven remaining culebra Lords; Marko Zaror as Zolo, an Aztec warrior trained in Hell; Tom Savini as Burt, a retired demon hunter who smokes more medical marijuana than he sells; Maurice Compte as Brasa, a mysterious Rasputin-like figure who takes on the Gecko brothers; and Nicky Whelan, whose character will be revealed during the season.

El Rey Network is set to showcase Lucha Underground and From Dusk Till Dawn in this year’s PaleyFest on September 9 in Los Angeles, California.

Friday, Sept. 9 – El Rey

6:00 p.m.            Doors Open / Reception begins (food & drinks included)

7:00 p.m.            Screening of “Lucha Underground”

7:45 p.m.            “Lucha Underground” panel**

8:30 p.m.            Screening of From Dusk Till Dawn

9:15 p.m.            “From Dusk Till Dawn” panel**

Source: Variety