Asher Angel is Returning to the Big Screen as Billy Batson in Upcoming ‘Shazam’ Sequel

Asher Angel is Returning to the Big Screen as Billy Batson in Upcoming ‘Shazam’ Sequel
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THIS IS NOT A DRILL!

Asher Angel just took to Instagram to announce the one thing we’ve always wanted, but didn’t think to ask Santa for this year: a “Shazam” sequel! In case you missed it, the 17-year-old actor and “One Thought Away” singer played Billy Batson, a teenage foster kid who has the ability to transform into the world’s mightiest man by uttering a simple magic word, in the 2019 DC Comics movie.

And now, Asher is returning to reprise his oh-so-relatable (and oh-so-lovable) character for a second installment. WE. COULDN’T. BE. MORE. EXCITED! To celebrate, he posted a pic alongside Jack Dylan Grazer (who plays Freddy Freeman) and Zachary Levi (who plays Shazam, Billy’s superhero counterpart) and teased an April 2022 premiere date:

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JUST ANNOUNCED SHAZAM 2 APRIL 2022 RELEASE

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Want to go behind the scenes of the original “Shazam” flick? You’re in luck! We caught up with Asher, Jack and the rest of the cast on set.

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