Better Call Rock: Gunn's New Superman Movie's Plot Sounds Exactly Like Black Adam
Dwayne Johnson keeps taking blows from James Gunn and it’s getting absurd as the director’s upcoming Superman: Legacy’s plot is reportedly identical to that of Black Adam which got canceled.
Ever since James Gunn and Peter Safran’s appointment as new heads of DC, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has not been having a fun time.
Despite his long-term passion project, Black Adam, not exactly turning out to be a commercial success, it was still the highest-grossing DC movie in 5 years, and The Rock was planning to make a bunch of sequels, prequels, spin-offs, and other fun stuff.
Gunn and Safran put all of The Rock’s ideas far on the shelf as they took over the power to concentrate on their ambitious complete reboot of the DCU. Johnson was understandably not quite happy with that, and the recasting of Henry Cavill — the Superman The Rock desperately wanted a cameo with — only fanned the flames.
Now, the list of things that must be pissing Dwayne Johnson off grew yet again. James Gunn’s worst archnemesis, Beyond The Trailer’s Grace Randolph, revealed the plot details of the director’s upcoming Superman: Legacy… And it sounds exactly like the plot of Black Adam!
“Ah okay, here we go. Superman: Legacy — conflict in the Middle East, Superman wants to stop it one way, other heroes disagree. Lex Luthor is also trying to negotiate peace his own way. The Authority was a misdirect! Clever — it’s actually a JSA type team, or the actual JSA,” Grace wrote on her Twitter.
The fans down in the comment section immediately called the reported plot for being the exact replica of what Black Adam and Batman v Superman had. Considering how Black Adam got virtually canceled for now and the previous Superman and Batman fired, it’s only fair that many fans are not happy with this revelation.
The inside information from Randolph may very well turn out to be a dud this time, though, since Superman: Legacy is two entire years away from now. But either way, this news must have come as a tough blow to Dwayne Johnson since this is basically the same thing he did — and the same thing he got denied to keep doing.
Source: Grace Randolph on Twitter