Dwayne Johnson Being Over Enthusiastic For ‘Black Adam’ Plans Left Warner Bros. Executives Fuming?

Dwayne Johnson’s Decision To Pitch ‘Black Adam’ Plan To Warner Bros. Infuriates WB Executives — Read The Details! (Photo Credits- Facebook; Movie Still)

The happenings in the DCU camp are garnering a lot of headlines. Under the new leadership of James Gunn and Peter Safran, the studio is seeing a complete revamp. Henry Cavill aka Superman and Black Adam faced the most of the changes and it looks like Dwayne Johnson’s latest move hasn’t been well received.

For the unversed, Johnson had to battle the DCU leadership for a decade to get Black Adam to become a reality, and according to new details, he presented a multi-year plan to Warner Bros., bypassing former DC films president Walter Hamada. which reportedly angered WB executives. Scroll down to read.

According to Variety, Dwayne Johnson proposed to Zaslav shortly after the WBD merger closed, and the move was not well received. According to an insider, Dwayne cornered everyone, which didn’t go over well. In fact, the magazine revealed that the blueprint allegedly led to a Superman VS Black Adam showdown. Interestingly, this news comes months after a media report that Johnson aka The Rock took a similar approach in order to get the green light for Cavill’s mid-credits cameo in Black Adam. A similar report claimed that Hamada turned down his offer of a Superman cameo, so he decided to approach Michael De Luca and Pamela Abdi with the same plan in July 2022, shortly after assuming the lead.

As per reports, the actor was so determined to Superman The production team shot the cameo in Black Adam without showing Superman’s face. Later, Henry Cavill finalized his deal and shot his part a month before the film’s release.

When Dwayne Johnson’s relationship with Warner Bros turned sour

As per reports, dwayne Johnson and Warner Bros. reportedly took a worse position in the light when news broke of a struggle over Black Adam’s profitability. Notably, the profitability wrangle added further fuel to the ongoing dispute between Johnson and Warner Bros. However, Johnson aka The Rock confirmed last month that Black Adam would not be included in the first chapter of storytelling for the connected DC Universe.

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