From slave to superhero: Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson will soon be seen on the big screen as “Black Adam”. It is a very special role for the actor.

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The studio Warner Bros. put the first trailer for the comic adaptation on Wednesday (local time) on the net. “The world needed a hero,” wrote the ex-wrestler, nicknamed “The Rock”, on Twitter for the video clip. This film has become his great passion and has become his “DNA”, the actor continued.

In the strip by Spanish director Jaume Collet-Serra (“Jungle Cruise”) he plays the anti-hero Black Adam, a former slave in ancient Egypt who is reborn with superpowers in modern times. He won’t let anyone bring him to his knees, asserts the muscular and invulnerable Black Adam combatively. Ex-Bond actor Pierce Brosnan stars as the good hero Doctor Fate. This is the first superhero film for both stars. Black Adam is slated to hit theaters in October.