Bodhi Sabongui joins Black Adam
The Canadian-American actor with Egyptian heritage has previously acted in DC's Legends of Tomorrow, A Million Little Things and The Babysitters Club
Young actor Bodhi Sabongui has been roped in for DC's highly-awaited superhero film, Black Adam. The 13-year-old actor will play a key role in the Dwayne Johnson-led film.
The Canadian-American actor with Egyptian heritage has previously acted in DC's Legends of Tomorrow, A Million Little Things, and The Babysitters Club.
Black Adam is a spin-off of Warner Bros and New Line Cinema's Shazam!, featuring Zachary Levi. The character first appeared in DC Comics in the 1940s as a villain corrupted by power. He became an anti-hero in the early 2000s.
Jaume Collet-Serra, who has directed Johnson in the upcoming Jungle Cruise, is helming Black Adam. The film also features actors Aldis Hodge as Hawkman, Noah Centineo as Atom Smasher, Quintessa Swindell as Cyclone, and Pierce Brosnan as Dr Fate.
Rory Haines and Sohrab Noshirvani have penned the final draft of the script, from one previously written by Adam Sztykiel.
Johnson is also producing the film with Dany Garcia and Hiram Garcia via their Seven Bucks Productions, and Beau Flynn through FlynnPictureCo