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Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is thrilled that blockbuster movies are becoming more and more representative of different people, and he believes moviegoers are ready for more characters who are not white. Speaking with Variety at the premiere of Fast & Furious spinoff Hobbs & Shaw Johnson praised the growing diversity of superhero films, pointing to the success of Marvel's recent hits and hits speculated that one day we might even see a black superman fly to the cinemas.
"I think they're doing great, I think Marvel obviously did a tremendous job building," he said. "And for me, DC, we're doing Black Adam with Warner Bros. and DC. We are very excited about the temperament of society and what is happening right now, and I think here in Hollywood … especially with franchises and characters and listed companies that are sensitive to such things. Well, yes, I think they are doing a great job. Maybe a day when we'll see a black superman … They look at him. "
A black superman would indeed be very cool, and there is a precedent in the comics for such a thing, with alternative universe versions of Superman, including Earth 2 Val-Zod and Calvin Ellis, based on Barack Obama however, Johnson is unlikely to take on one of these roles as he is already involved in his own solo film directed by Jaume Collet-Sera ( The Shallows, Jungle Cruise ) as DC anti-hero Black Adam.) .
"Black Superman" is also a nickname given to Idris Elba's character in Hobbs & Shaw He plays a genetically engineered super soldier in the movie, which will be released on August 2nd .