A 2019 American hero film dependent on the DC Comics character of a similar name. Coordinated by David F. Sandberg from a screenplay by Henry Gayden, the film stars Asher Angel as Billy Batson, a high school kid who can change into a grown-up hero, played by Zachary Levi. Shazam! was released on the 5th of April 2019 in the United States.
In 1974 in New York, a kid named Thaddeus Sivana who is mystically taken to a temple called the ock of Eternity, an otherworldly sanctuary in another measurement, by the antiquated wizard Shazam. Shazam clarifies how he’s invested hundreds of years hunting down another hero who has a pure heart after his initially turned evil and released the Seven Deadly Sins upon the antiquated world. However The Sins, presently caught in statues inside the Rock, entice Thaddeus with a promise of an immense amount of power, and the kid is banished and returned to Earth and deemed unfit.
In present-day Philadelphia amid Christmastime, a foster kid, 14-year-old Billy Batson crosses paths with the law as a result of his search for his birth mom. Billy is put in a group headed by Victor and Rosa, who house 5 other foster children: Mary, Pedro, Eugene, Darla, and Billy's new flatmate Freddy Freeman. Billy does not warm to his new family, and Pedro finds Billy's notes for his hunt.
In the meantime, the grown-up Dr. Thaddeus Sivana finds how to come back to the Rock of Eternity. He takes the Eyes of Sin from the Rock, liberating the Sins as well as turning into their vessel. Sivana utilizes his powers to assault the Wizard later returning to murder his oppressive dad and sibling.
While at school, Billy spares Freddy from menaces. He drives the domineering jerks on a pursuit into the metro, where he’s summoned by Shazam. Picked by the withering wizard as the boss, Billy is changed into a grown-up with a variety of superpowers. By saying "Shazam!" Billy can change forward and backward among youngster and grown-up superhuman. With the assistance of Freddy, a beginner hero master, Billy starts to gain proficiency with the full degree of his newly discovered forces. Freddy posts YouTube recordings of Shazam trying out his powers, turning him to a viral sensation. Freddy boasts to their cohorts about how he knows Shazam, Billy deserts him and plays hooky to engage fans as Shazam for cash. Subsequent to seeing Shazam rescue a vehicle on TV, Sivana assaults him, requesting he surrender his capacity. The unexperienced Shazam is defeated rather easily yet changes once again into Billy to escape into the escaping swarm. After Freddy stands up to Billy over the abuse of his forces, Sivana catches Freddy, who is compelled to reveal to Sivana where they live.
At the home of Vazquez, different children find Billy's mystery and uncover to Billy that they have discovered Billy's mom living close-by. Billy flees to at long last meet his mom, whom he adapts deliberately relinquished him years prior because of her conviction she would be unfit to think about him. In the interim, Sivana swings up to the home with Freddy, and powers Freddy to call Billy. Billy returns home and consents to support Sivana with his forces in return for sparing lives of his family. Nonetheless, Freddy and different children pursue Shazam and Sivana to the Rock of Eternity and assault Sivana. This gives Shazam and the children opportunity to escape and understands that when the Sins exit his body, Sivana is powerless.
Sivana pursues Shazam as well as the children to a Carnival, which is where Sivana releases the Sins on them. Shazam shares his forces with him cultivate kin, making them likewise turned out to be grown-up superheroes with forces. While Freddy, Mary, and the others preoccupy the Sins, Shazam battles with Sivana himself, overcoming him by illustration the main Sin still inherent in Sivana's body out of him, abandoning him frail. Shazam along with his family receive praise as heroes. They return the Eye of Sin back to the Rock of Eternity and acknowledge they can utilize the Rock as their mystery nest. Billy additionally appears at school as Shazam to embrace Freddy before uncovering he likewise brought a companion: Superman.
In a mid-credits scene, Sivana is selected into an association with the caterpillar-like animal Mister Mind. In a post-credits scene, Freddy tests if Shazam can converse with fish, referring to Aquaman, just so Shazam to reject the power as dumb.