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While the world is still shaking after the news that Zachary Levi (Chuck) would star in DC Comics and David Sandberg’s Shazam! movie, the actor recently opened up about the project and shared a few of his hopes.

More – Disney Star Asher Angel Cast As Billy Batson In ‘Shazam!’

While appearing at the Heroes & Villains Fan Fest in San Jose, Zachary Levi revealed a few details about the Shazam! movies tone, stating that he hopes the character and the film will be for DC Comics what the Guardians of the Galaxy were for Marvel. The actor also touched on his excitement to join the DC Extended Universe and stand among heroes like Superman (Henry Cavill), Batman (Ben Affleck), and Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot).

Watch the interview below:

Directed by David Sandberg, Shazam! will be the next DC Comics film to enter production after James Wan’s Aquaman movie. The film stars Zachary Levi as the older incarnation of Billy Batson while Asher Angel will portray the younger version of the character.

Shazam! is currently scheduled for release on April 5, 2019!