Superhero Laughs, Thrills, and Excitement With Shazam!

"Shazam!" It's the magical word that turns a disgruntled foster child into a real-life action hero. It's also the title of the latest film set in the DC Extended Universe. Scheduled for wide release on the 5th of April 2019, Shazam! is one of the most anticipated movies of the year. What sets it apart from other superhero films? As one view of the trailer confirms, Shazam! offers as many laughs as it does thrills and excitement. There's a sense of whimsical fun about this movie that differentiates it from the rest. One thing is certain; the whole family will love dressing up in superhero costumes from this upcoming movie.

The plot of Shazam!

Played by Asher Angel, young Billy Batson longs for independence, but the 14-year-old orphan is forced to move into yet another foster home. Bullied at school, Billy and his new foster brother Freddy Freeman (Jack Dylan Grazer) face an uncertain future. Everything changes when Billy meets a mysterious wizard who orders him to say his name: Shazam! Billy is instantly transformed into an adult superhero (Zachary Levi). Billy and Freddy team up to explore Shazam's superpowers, but time is of the essence. The young superhero must learn to master his powers quickly before the villainous Dr. Thaddeus Sivana (Mark Strong) unleashes his evil forces.

Shazam superhero costumes

Shazam hasn't undergone many changes since he was first introduced as a Superman-like character in 1939. Through the decades, his iconic superhero costume has remained much the same. Instantly recognised by the lighting bolt emblazoned across his chest, Shazam sports a body-hugging red jumpsuit with a gold belt and white cape. Accessories like boots and forearm guards complete the signature look. Offering children and adults the chance to showcase their own superhero powers, Shazam costumes are sure to be popular at this year's costume parties, cosplay events, and Halloween festivities.

Watch the trailer for Shazam! now!

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