Bah. I knew there was another item I wanted to include in the movie-rumor roundup: E! Online’s Reel Girl has a brief Q&A with Brandon Molale (Dodgeball), whose name is being bandied about for the role of Captain Marvel in the promised Shazam movie.
I have to admit I’ve never heard of him, but he certainly looks the part. Others seem to think so, too, as there’s an online petition to cast him in the film. Of course, there’s an online petition for most anything …
“My name and The Rock are the two names,” Molale tells E! Online. “I had people contact me over a year ago about this. So I said, Hey, you know what, look. If there’s any DC or Marvel character that I look like, it’s this guy. The similarities are ridiculous. I said I would love to do it.”
Earlier rumors suggested The Rock, aka Dwayne Johnson, could be up for the role of Black Adam, which is something Molale would like to see: “[The Rock] looks a lot more like Black Adam than he does Captain Marvel. So, I would love to see him play the bad guy. You don’t ever see Dwayne play the bad guy … and who doesn’t want to be the villain?!”