‘Shazam!’ Movie To Feature the Seven Deadly Sins

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The Seven Deadly Sins are set to appear as characters in the upcoming Shazam! film, though how significant their roles will be is still unknown.

While the group’s — including Pride, Envy, Greed, Wrath, Sloth, Gluttony, and Lust — religious origin is much older, they first appeared in comic book form as the Seven Deadly Enemies of Man way back in 1940’s Whiz Comics #2 (also the debut of Captain Marvel and Dr. Sivana).

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The versions in the movie, however, will apparently be closer to their New 52 iterations.

Shazam seven deadly sins dc comics news

This news isn’t a complete surprise, since it was previously reported that audition tapes for the movie included the characters.

Shazam! opens April 5.

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Kevin Sharp

From alternating Batman & Green Lantern as childhood Halloween costumes, to getting punched in my adolescent heart by Love & Rockets, to playing convention sidekick to the legendary Len Wein, the comics medium and characters feel like a part of my DNA.