Zachary Levi Discusses ‘Shazam!’ and Skydiving on ‘LIVE with Kelly and Ryan’

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Zachary Levi is the latest actor to join the world of on screen superheroes as Shazam!, but fans may not know he was hesitant to audition for the role because of Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson’s casting as Black Adam. Listen to him explain his thought process on LIVE with Kelly and Ryan below.

In the course of their conversation Zachary and Ryan also discussed their mutual love for adrenaline educing activities, “I like jumping out of plans which I know doesn’t sound very wise.” Check out their full conversation below.

Shazam! lands in theaters nationwide Friday, April 5.


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