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‘Black Adam’ Comes to Digital and Blu-ray + DVD

The DC Comic adventure starring Dwayne Johnson follows superhero Black Adam as he unleashes justice on the modern world.

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has just released Black Adam, the DC Superhero action-adventure film starring Dwayne Johnson (Jumanji, Moana), on participating digital platforms; the film arrives January 3 on 4K UHD, Blu-ray, and DVD.  Jaume Collet-Serra directed the film from a screenplay by Adam Sztykiel, Rory Haines, and Sohrab Noshirvani, based on Bill Parker and C.C. Beck’s comic book character “Black Adam.”

In the film, nearly 5,000 years after he was bestowed with the almighty powers of the ancient gods—and imprisoned just as quickly—Black Adam (Johnson) is freed from his earthly tomb, ready to unleash his unique form of justice on the modern world.

In addition to Johnson as Black Adam, the film also stars Aldis Hodge (City on a Hill, One Night in Miami) as Hawkman; Noah Centineo (To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before) as Atom Smasher; Sarah Shahi (Sex/Life, Rush Hour 3) as Adrianna; Marwan Kenzari (Murder on the Orient Express, The Mummy) as Ishmael; Quintessa Swindell (Voyagers, Trinkets) as Cyclone; Bodhi Sabongui (A Million Little Things) as Amon; and Pierce Brosnan (Mamma Mia!, James Bond franchise) as Dr. Fate.   

Exclusive bonus content featured on the release includes:

  • The History of Black Adam
  • Who is The Justice Society?
  • From Soul to Screen
  • Black Adam: A Flawed Hero
  • Black Adam: New Tech in an Old World
  • Black Adam: Taking Flight
  • Kahndaq: Designing a Nation
  • The Rock of Eternity
  • Costumes make the hero
  • Black Adam: A new type of action

The film was produced by Beau Flynn; Johnson; Hiram Garcia; and Dany Garcia, with Richard Brener; Walter Hamada; Dave Neustadter; Chris Pan; Eric McLeod; Geoff Johns; and Scott Sheldon executive producing.

VFX for Black Adam were created by Cantina Creative; Digital Domain; DNEG; EDI Effetti Digitali Italiani; Lola VFX; Rodeo FX; Scanline VFX; Tippett Studio; UPP; and Wētā FX. Bill Westenhofer serves as the production VFX supervisor, with Karen Murphy-Mundell serving as production VFX producer.

Black Adam is available on the free Movies Anywhere app and website, where consumers can access all their eligible movies by connecting their Movies Anywhere account with their participating digital retailer accounts.   The film is also available in Filmmaker Mode, which disables all post processing (e.g., motion smoothing), preserves the correct aspect ratios, colors and frame rates, and enables viewer’s TVs to display the film precisely as it was intended by the filmmaker.  Filmmaker Mode is available on televisions from select manufacturers.

Source: Warner Bros. Home Entertainment

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Whitney is a freelance writer focusing on VFX-driven fantasy film & TV as well as preschool animation.