The Rock Welcomes Aldis Hodge As ‘Hawkman’ In Black Adam: Yes, It’s Confirmed!

Can we skip to Black Adam’s release already!?

DC Universe has blessed us with another big news. The newest member of the clan is none other than Aldis Hodge who is all set to play the lead role of Black Adam. Fans across the globe are excited to see Aldis Hodge as Hawkman in their very own DC super-space.

Get ready to see Aldis Hodge as Hawkman in ‘Black Adam’

After an amazing role in ‘The Invisible Man,’ Aldis Hodge is next going to be seen as the DC superhero with Dwayne Johnson playing the bad guy. Apart from these two big names, the movie is also going to have the much-awaited unveiling of the Justice Society Of America via Hawkman, Atom Smasher, Doctor Fate, and Cyclone.

How did this happen?

The casting of Hawkman has taken a long time. Media, fans, the film industry, everyone had their guessing hats on. In fact, for a brief period, reports of Ryan Reynolds negotiating this role were coming in. Amid these rumours came Dwayne Johnson’s confirmation about playing a role in the movie. Excitement levels raised and now, as of this morning, the second big confirmation about Aldis Hodge as Hawkman has certainly sent joy waves throughout the fandom. He took to his Instagram and wrote, “o the cat’s out of the bag 😎. @therock, it’s going to be an honor to join you, @ncentineo, and the #BlackAdam/#DCU family 🙌🏿🙌🏿🙌🏿.Let’s goooooo!!!!”

Dwayne Johnson reveals the details about a personal phone call between him and Aldis Hodge

The Rock was quick to respond to this official announcement. He uploaded a quirky photo collage along with a super long, yet personal caption. The initial bit read, “HAWKMAN is a critical leading role for our movie, as he is the fiery leader of the JSA (Justice Society of America) and one of the most beloved and legendary characters in the DC UNIVERSE.I called Aldis personally as I wanted to surprise him that he got the role and it wound up being one of the greatest conversations I’ve ever had.” Looks like he is just as excited to see Aldis Hodge as Hawkman as we are! Read the whole conversation here:

Dwayne Johnson also congratulated him for the role and wrote a small note along with it.

Well, we know one thing for sure: it’s going to be an absolute treat to see Aldis Hodge as Hawkman. To top it up, The Rock is going to be standing on the fight ground against him, and boy, this is sure going to be some heavy action-packed drama. Can we skip to Black Adam’s release already!?

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