Asher Angel Reveals How He Prepared to Play ‘Shazam!’ Character Billy Batson

Asher Angel Reveals How He Prepared to Play ‘Shazam!’ Character Billy Batson
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To prepare for his upcoming superhero role, Asher Angel read lots and lots of comic books!

In case you missed it, the 16-year-old “Andi Mack” actor is hitting the big screen next month in the movie adaptation of DC Comics’ “Shazam!” about a young boy who gets the ability to turn into an adult superhero in times of need.

And during a recent interview, Asher – who recently revealed the message he wants fans to take away from the film – not only dished on how he prepared to play the title role of Billy Batson, but even got real about everything he appreciates about the character he plays in his debut movie role!

“Billy’s had a hard life but he’s a smart, street-savvy kid. And yeah, he’s a little sneaky, too, but he’s had to be. He’s been his own guardian, he’s had no one, which has kind of been his choice because he just wants to find his mom. So, he’s had to do everything for himself in order to stay alive and look for her.”

 

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We recently got the chance to catch up with Asher and he teased the release of his debut album!

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