Zachary Levi To Star In DC’s ‘Shazam!’ For New Line

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Zachary Levi, most known for his role as the title character in NBC’s Chuck, is now taking on the titular role in New Line’s upcoming DC superhero film Shazam! Directed by David F. Sandberg, the story centers on teenager Billy Batson, who can transform into an adult superhero by saying the name "Shazam!”, which is an acronym for ancient gods and historical figures Solomon, Hercules, Atlas, Zeus, Achilles, and Mercury. Henry Gayden and Darren Lemke wrote the screenplay…