The power hierarchy in the video-on-demand world is about to change. On Monday, Warner Bros. officially announced the release dates for digital and home Black Adam – and they may not be what some expected. Black Adam will be released on digital platforms on Tuesday, November 22, exactly one month after the film first debuted in theaters. The film will then be released on Tuesday, January 3, 2023 on 4K, Blu-ray and DVD. This comes after the film has already hit several box office milestones in the month since its initial debut, but is reportedly still not allowed to be released. in China, alongside the fall’s other big superhero movie, Marvel’s Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. It also comes after the current CEO of Warner Bros. Discovery’s David Zaslav has indicated that there will be some experimentation with certain movies’ release strategies, rather than trying to shuffle movies straight from theaters to their HBO Max streaming service.
Black Adam’s home release will include a number of special features, including:
- The History of Black Adam
- Who is the Judicial Society?
- From soul to screen
- Black Adam: A flawed hero
- Black Adam: new technology in an old world
- Black Adam: Take flight
- Kahndaq: Designing a Nation
- The rock of eternity
- Costumes make the hero
- Black Adam: a new type of action
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What’s Black Adam about?
In Black Adamnearly 5,000 years after he was bestowed with the almighty powers of the Egyptian gods – and just as quickly imprisoned – Black Adam (Dwayne Johnson) is freed from his earthly tomb, ready to unleash his unique form of justice on the modern world.
Black Adam is directed by Jungle Cruise‘s Jaume Collett-Serra, and also Aldis Hodge (The invisible man, underground) as Hawkman, Quintessa Swindell (Trinkets, euphoria) as Cyclone, Noah Centineo (To all the boys I used to love, Charlie’s Angels) as Atom Smasher and Pierce Brosnan (Golden Eye, Mamma Mia!) as Doctor Fate, with Uli Latukefu, Marwan Kenzari, Mohammed Amer, James Cusati-Moyer and Bodhi Sabongui.
Come one Black Adam continuation?
While one Black Adam sequel hasn’t been officially announced by Warner Bros., there’s certainly a lot of excitement around the possibility. That, coupled with the film’s impressive box office opening weekend, indicates we may not have too long to wait.
“Don’t worry,” said producer Beau Flynn ComicBook. com in a recent interview. “This one will be soon.”
“It won’t take that long. I can promise you that,” producer Hiram Garcia repeated. “We always hope that the first domino is the easy one… We’ll get to it soon, that’s for sure.”
“We’ll open the magic car, we’ll have the script ready pretty soon,” Flynn added.
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Black Adam now playing exclusively in theaters. As mentioned above, it will arrive on Digital on Tuesday, November 22, and on 4K, Blu-ray, and DVD on Tuesday, January 3, 2023.