Black Adam Report Claims Dwayne Johnson’s Stunt Double Shot His DC Universe Scenes


With Dwayne Johnson lengthy gone from DC, tales are nonetheless surfacing concerning the making of the final DCEU film Black Adam.

The newest report comes from in style wrestling journalist Jim Cornette, who stated on his current podcast that, “For The Rock’s DC movie, Black Adam, much of the film was shot with The Rock’s stunt double and they used CGI to replace his face.” That tracks and shouldn’t come as a shock to anybody given the current story from The Wrap about Dwayne Johnson’s constant lateness to set.

Much to his embarrassment in hindsight, Dwayne Johnson touted Black Adam as the beginning of a brand new period for the DC Universe, saying that the “hierarchy of power” was set to vary. In some methods, it did, being the primary in a protracted line of essential and business flops for DC Studios. However, in line with the star, his spin was that the failure was largely because of the movie getting caught in a “vortex of new leadership.”

Black Adam got caught in a vortex of new leadership,” Johnson stated throughout an look on Hart to Heart. “It was so many changes in leadership. Anytime you have a company, a publicly traded company, and you have all those changes in leadership, you have people coming in who, creatively and fiscally, are going to make decisions that you may not agree with.”

“That will always be one of the biggest mysteries,” Johnson added. “You have the biggest opening of your career. Sure, no China, which could’ve been maybe 100 or 200 million more dollars. You have a superhero and you want to grow out the franchise. You bring back Superman and Henry Cavill, which the world went crazy. And we created a diverse superhero portfolio, where we have just men and women of color in Black Adam.”

“It’s like new ownership coming in and buying an NFL team and going, ‘Not my coach, not my quarterback.’ It doesn’t matter how many times you won the Super Bowl or how many rings you got, you’re going with somebody else,” Johnson stated.

Dwayne Johnson is actually proper that his movie was actually caught in an odd time for management at DC Studios. However, Black Adam additionally failed by itself deserves, having a monstrously inflated funds akin to films like Justice League or The Flash and never pulling anyplace close to what it wanted to with the intention to recoup that funds. It additionally possible doesn’t assist issues that Dwayne Johnson allegedly went behind the backs of DC Studios management to place Henry Cavill within the movie, possible souring any probability he needed to work with James Gunn and Peter Safran as soon as they got here into the fold.


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