New ‘Black Adam’ Synopsis Teases Justice Society Battle

In ancient Kahndaq, the slave Teth Adam was gifted the almighty powers of the gods.

New 'Black Adam' Synopsis Teases Justice Society Battle

A new official plot synopsis for the Black Adam movie has been released which teases a battle with the Justice Society.

The previous synopsis offered: 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.

The new synopsis goes into further detail and offers Dwayne Johnson’s Black Adam used his powers for vengeance and was imprisoned.

The details continue by mentioning that 5,000 years have taken place and Black Adam is freed once again where he refuses to surrender and is challenged by the Justice Society who want him back into his eternal captivity.

See the full synopsis below.

Black Adam opens Oct. 21 and tickets are now on sale.

Black Adam Dwayne Johnson IMAX Poster
‘Black Adam’ Dwayne Johnson IMAX Poster

Black Adam synopsis:

In ancient Kahndaq, the slave Teth Adam was gifted the almighty powers of the gods.  But he used those powers for vengeance and was imprisoned.  Now, 5,000 years later, he is freed and once again wields his dark sense of justice onto the world.  Refusing to surrender, Teth Adam is challenged by a team of modern day heroes known as the Justice Society— Hawkman, Dr. Fate, Atom Smasher and Cyclone—who seek to return him to eternal captivity.

Johnson stars alongside 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”), Marwan Kenzari (“Murder on the Orient Express,” “Aladdin”), Quintessa Swindell (“Voyagers,” “Trinkets”) as Cyclone, Mo Amer (“Mo,” “Ramy”), Bodhi Sabongui (“A Million Little Things”), and Pierce Brosnan (the James Bond and “Mamma Mia!” franchises) as Dr. Fate.

Collet-Serra directed from a screenplay written by Adam Sztykiel and Rory Haines & Sohrab Noshirvani, based on characters from DC created by Bill Parker and C.C. Beck.  The film’s producers are Beau Flynn, Hiram Garcia, Dwayne Johnson and Dany Garcia, with Toby Emmerich, Richard Brener, Dave Neustadter, Chris Pan, Walter Hamada, Adam Schlagman, Geoff Johns, Eric McLeod and Scott Sheldon executive producing.

The director’s behind-the-scenes creative team includes Oscar-nominated director of photography Lawrence Sher (“Joker”), production designer Tom Meyer (“Real Steel, ”Finch”), editors Mike Sale (“Red Notice,” “Skyscraper”) and John Lee (“Anyone Home?”), costume designers Kurt and Bart (“Deadpool 2,” “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 & 2”), Oscar-winning visual effects supervisor Bill Westenhofer (“Life of Pi,” “Wonder Woman”), and composer Lorne Balfe (“Black Widow”).

New Line Cinema Presents a Seven Bucks/Flynn Picture Co. Production, A Jaume Collet-Serra Film, “Black Adam,” distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures.