Black Adam is the one DC film that promises to change everything. Dwayne Johnson has been hyping up the project for quite some time now, and many wondered how they’d tackle an anti-hero in contrast to the usual superhero fare. Luckily, it seems that they took some inspiration from other mediums, as director Jaume Collet-Serra compared the character to be like Dirty Harry.
This seemed like a Dirty Harry-type of character. When the system is broken and when the system is corrupt, you need someone to break the system down. I gravitated towards that.Jaume Collet-Serra
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